Projects tagged with Parenting
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19 Nov 2013
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Child Development, Child Mortality, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Women
This Report provides an overview of maternity systems and maternity outcomes for mothers and babies in New Zealand and six comparator countries.
8 Nov 2013
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Literature review, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Pregnancy, Hapū, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Māori, Rural, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Race & Ethnicity
The aim of this project was to identify Māori life course research priorities, with a specific focus on wellbeing at the early stage of life, hapū ora, covering the fetal/gestational and neonatal periods. The project was funded by the partnership programme of the Health Research Council of New Zealand and the Ministry of Health...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Early Childhood Education, Schools, Parenting, Policy, Te Āo Māori
20 Hours ECE is an education policy aimed at increasing participation in teacher-led services and eligible kōhanga reo by reducing the cost barrier to families. 20 Hours ECE also gives parents more choice about work and study which supports the Choices for Living, Caring and Working plan, and contributes to the government goal...
The Ministry of Health recommends and subsidises a number of vaccinations to immunise New Zealand children against communicable diseases such as tetanus, polio, and measles (Ministry of Health, 2012a). To monitor national child immunisation rates, the Ministry of Health keeps an official record of the number of New Zealand...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Youth
Poisoning has been defined as injury to, and destruction of, bodily cells through the ingestion, inhalation, injection or absorption of toxic substances (World Health Organization 2008). In Western countries there are two demographic peaks of poisoning activity and deaths. The first is unintentional exploratory poisonings, where...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Early Childhood Education, Parenting, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Socio-economic status
The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Participation Programme was set up in 2010, and focuses on increasing ECE participation in areas where children are not participating in quality ECE before starting school. These are largely Māori and Pasifika children, and children from low socio-economic communities. The initiatives set up...
Topics: Research, Schools, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Policy, Children, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper looks at the impact parents, caregivers, families and whānau can have on children and young people’s learning and education success, and provides a rationale for greater focus and support.
30 Jun 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Housing & Homelessness, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Prisoners, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
This is the final report of a three-phased formative evaluation of the Mothers with Babies (MWB) units, undertaken for the Department of Corrections (the Department) from late 2011 to early 2013.
10 May 2013
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
This document provides advice for health practitioners on vitamin D and sun exposure in pregnancy and infancy. It identifies those at high risk of vitamin D deficiency and provides recommendations for vitamin D supplementation. This document complements advice for the general population: The Consensus...
Evaluation of Ministry of Education-Funded Early Childhood Education Professional Development Programmes
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Early Childhood Education, Parenting, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
The Ministry funded ECE Professional Development (PD) Programmes are for a three year period from July 2010 to June 2013. The focus for the PD Programmes is on targeting locations with low rates of ECE participation to support quality provision in those communities and services that are likely to enrol children who have the...
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