Projects tagged with Schools
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The Whānau Advisory Group (WAG) initiative aspires to foster quality engagement between schools and their Māori communities in order to improve Māori student achievement. This report examines the impact of the Whānau Advisory Group initiative in fostering quality engagement between schools and the Māori...
Topics: Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Leadership, Child Development, Children, Youth, Monitoring
This report published annually provides an overview of Māori education, from early childhood to the tertiary sector. It includes initiatives specifically directed to Māori. Statistical analysis is also included.
with: Sport New Zealand
Sport New Zealand’s Young People’s Survey was undertaken in Term 3 2011. While the majority of schools (and therefore students) took part at this time, some Christchurch schools chosen for the survey were not able to participate due to the impact following the February 2011 earthquake. Many did so however, in 2012.
24 Feb 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Schools, Hazards, Information & Communications Technology, Science & Technology
This report, commissioned by the Ministry of Health, presents the results of measurements of exposures to radiofrequency (RF) fields from WiFi in two New Zealand schools, both from the access points and devices themselves. The results are compared and supplemented with information from overseas studies.
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Monitoring, Research, Pedagogy, Schools, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Innovation
The Ministry of Education is committed to aligning policy and practice to improve students’ achievement. It must be informed by and respond to information about what works, under what conditions, for whom, why and how and what makes a bigger positive difference. However, not all knowledge will inform better decision making,...
New research explores the issue of bullying in the Wellington suburbs of Newtown, Berhampore, Kilbirnie and Strathmore. Skylight Trust talked with 65 kids and 6 adults to find out what sort of bullying they saw, who they went to for support, and what could be done about bullying. The survey found that:
Topics: Monitoring, Community Development, Abuse & Neglect, Schools, Families & Whānau, Public Service, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Healthcare, Rangatahi, Children, Youth
Every year, internal auditors report on the care provided at Child, Youth and Family residences. The reports detail where we’re achieving a high standard, and more importantly, areas that should be improved. We welcome this external eye – while we work hard to provide a high-level of quality care to children and young people, we...
Environmental and socio-demographic associates of children's active transport to school: A cross-sectional investigation from the URBAN Study
Active transport (e.g., walking, cycling) to school (ATS) can contribute to children’s physical activity and health. The built environment is acknowledged as an important factor in understanding children’s ATS, alongside parental factors and seasonality. Inconsistencies in methodological approaches exist, and a clear...
Sport and Recreation and the Links with Socio-economic Background: (New Zealand Young People’s Survey Series)
with: Sport New Zealand
Sport New Zealand’s Young People’s Survey is a school-based survey of over 17,000 young New Zealanders (5 to 18 years old). This in-depth report puts the spotlight on boys and girls from different socio-economic backgrounds to understand how, when and where they take part in sport and recreation. Individual...
The Youth Insights Survey (YIS) collects data on smoking-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviour, as well as students’ interests, lifestyles, activities and media use, and responses to tobacco control initiatives. It monitors the broad spectrum of risk and protective factors that relate to smoking uptake among young people....
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