Projects tagged with Parenting
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with: Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Ministry of Health: MoH, Child, Youth and Family: CYF (MSD), Health Research Council of New Zealand: HRC
Topics: Community Development, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Local Government, Child Development, Children, Youth, Evaluation
Early Start is an evidence-based, early intervention programme developed by Professor David Fergusson, from the Christchurch School of Medicine, in conjunction with local social service providers and the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services (CYF).This evaluation report on Early Start was prepared by...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Disability, Resilience
The Families Commission developed this resource to share existing knowledge about the needs and experiences of disabled parents and to identify and discuss related issues. We have drawn on selected national and international research literature, strategies and other material, undertaking a literature scan rather than a full...
Topics: Research, Advocacy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Whānau, Children
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...
Vulnerable Children - Can administrative data be used to identify children at risk of adverse outcomes?
Topics: Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Children, Socio-economic status, Monitoring, Abuse & Neglect
Ministry of Social Development commissioned the University of Auckland’s to consider how predictive modelling could be used to target early intervention to reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect, and improve outcomes for children and young people. The University of Auckland’s research developed a...
This ERO report is part of a series of reports being published over three years about aspects of the implementation of the National Standards in English-medium schools, with students in Years 1 to 8. The report focuses on schools’ progress with reporting to parents in relation to the National Standards.
21 Aug 2012
Topics: Evaluation, Peer Support, Support Groups, Community Development, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Behaviour Management, Whānau, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This report outlines the key elements of implementing the Most Significant Change (MSC) technique, a qualitative participatory monitoring and evaluation tool. It was envisaged that this technique would provide some pointers as to the impact and the sort of change occurring with the critical voices within the Families Panels...
21 Aug 2012
Topics: Evaluation, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Leadership, Policy, Whenua, Māori, Pacific People, Race & Ethnicity, Communicating
In this paper we consider the innovative practice and relationship that underpins the Families Commission’s Families Panels. Our intention is to explore how a different, more flexible and equitable relationship with social service and support organisations works in practice. Following an overview of the...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Child Development, Whānau, Children, Disability, Māori, Pacific People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Children’s Commissioner established an Expert Advisory Group to deliver a significant research-based advocacy programme in 2011-12. This group (the EAG) released a report:
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Women, Socio-economic status
This is a selective review of the evidence on the link between the cost and availability of early childhood education (ECE), and parents’, particularly mothers’, participation in work. This review is intended to inform policy advice on what impact changes in ECE costs would be likely to have on New Zealand mothers’ participation...
From Our Perspective: Exploring the Strength and Resilience of Families that Include a Parent with a Disability
14 May 2012
Topics: Research, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Disability, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Resilience, Discrimination
This report examines the strength and resilience of families that include a parent with a disability. The purpose of this exploration is to learn how to tailor research and practice to better meet the needs of these families. Disabilities are often viewed from a deficit perspective, obscuring the strengths that co-exist...
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