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2 Feb 2008
Completed
This paper, part of the Pacific Health and Disability Plan Review series, brings together available information and evidence about Pacific peoples' mental health. It provides background about Pacific perspectives on mental health; profiles the prevalence of disorders and patterns of service use; describes...

2 Feb 2008
Completed
This paper, part of the Pacific Health and Disability Plan Review series, brings together available information and evidence about Pacific child health in New Zealand. It: describes the determinants of child health: families, housing, education, deprivation ...

2 Dec 2007
Completed
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant problem worldwide. Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunisation is used in many countries as part of their TB control programme. The efficacy of BCG immunisation in preventing TB in adults is unclear, but its efficacy in preventing serious extrapulmonary disease in infants is widely accepted...

Jul 2013
Completed
The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is a research study that provides both trend and snapshot information on the reading literacy of New Zealand's Year 5 students in both the International and national contexts. PIRLS-2010/2011 was the third cycle of the study to be administered.

Nov 2008
Completed
The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is a research study that provides both trend and snapshot information on the reading literacy of New Zealand's Year 5 students in both the International and national contexts. PIRLS-2005/2006 was the second cycle of the study to be administered.

Jul 2012
Completed
New Zealand was one of 38 countries which took part in ICCS in 2008. ICCS focuses on Year 9 students' knowledge and understanding of civic systems and citizenship issues, and their attitudes, values and behaviours relating to civics and citizenship. It also looks at differences among countries in relation to the outcomes of...

Nov 2012
Completed
This research report outlines the findings of an evaluation of the Literacy and Mathematics: Programmes for Students 2011, a Ministry of Education initiative to provide additional teacher time to enable selected schools to organise programmes for students who were assessed as ‘below’ or ‘well below’ the National Standards in...

Dec 2012
Completed
As a result of the February 2011 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks, a number of schools in the central city and the eastern suburbs had sustained significant damage or were located in the ‘red zone’1 and unable to reopen on their existing site until either extensive repairs and rebuilding had been undertaken or decisions had...

Sep 2012
Completed
This report describes the main findings from research that provides valuable, in-depth insights about the information and communication needs of parents, families and whānau when they are: choosing a school for their child seeking information about their child’s school so that...

1 May 2006
Completed
Unacceptable inequalities exist in the oral health of New Zealand children, especially among Māori, Pacific and those children from low socioeconomic status (SES) families. The Public Health Advisory Committee report to the Minister of Health - 'Improving Child Oral Health and Reducing Child Oral Health Inequalities'...

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