Projects tagged with Parenting
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Topics: Evaluation, Schools, Special Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Socio-economic status
This paper outlines the Children's Commissioner’s position on partnership schools kura hourua and his views on the key elements that could be implemented to support the education success of all New Zealanders.
This report looks at the post-study employment and earnings for ECE teaching graduates over a five year period following the completion of their qualification. The research provides information on the make-up of ECE teaching graduates, and aims to provide insights on how attractive the ECE sector may be in terms of recruiting,...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Childcare use and work arrangements in 1998 and 2009 compares the findings of the New Zealand Childcare Survey 2009 with those of the New Zealand Childcare Survey 1998. The past decade has seen major changes in New Zealand childcare policy and the work arrangements used by parents. This report highlights some of these changes....
17 Feb 2012
Topics: Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Hapū, Iwi, Kaupapa, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Whenua, Resilience, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This report draws on the voices of Tūhoe and South Auckland whānau, and the hapū, iwi, Māori and community organisations working with whānau, to better understand whānau resilience and strength in the face of financial hardship and adversity. The Families Commission carried out five case studies with 40...
20 Jan 2012
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Healthy Beginnings provides guidance for district health boards, other health planners and funders and providers of perinatal and infant mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services on ways to address the mental health and AOD needs of mothers and infants and their families. This document provides...
This literature review was a response to a request by the Minister for Social Development and Employment that the Families Commission undertake an “international literature review about parents who lose custody of children through a care and protection intervention who then have additional children who may be at risk … [with...
Topics: Research, Family Violence, Divorce, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Parenting, Relationships, Whānau
This snapshot series takes a look at some of the Families Commission main research topics. Each snapshot provides a brief bibliography and covers the commission's position. Topics include: Parental separation, Social services in Masterton, Fathers, Relationships, Suicide in New Zealand, Disabilities, Family violence
7 Dec 2011
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Tikanga, Whānau, Whenua, Māori, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture, Discrimination, Gender, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This review is a part of a broader research project being undertaken by the Families Commission in relation to teenage pregnancy and ‘repeat’ teenage pregnancy. The project seeks to answer a number of key questions that have been shaped by the Minister of Social Development in response to what is considered an issue of...
1 Dec 2011
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Policy, Whānau, Women, Youth, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language
In the report Whānau Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Colleen Tuuta wrote a chapter based on interviews with a stunning group of Māori leaders. The chapter identified themes that were woven...
Eating Together at Mealtimes: The role of family meals in the health and wellbeing of young people in New Zealand
10 Nov 2011
Topics: Research, Income & Wealth, Food, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Siblings, Child Development, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Customs & Traditions
This research report aimed to summarise the literature on health and wellbeing indicators associated with the sharing of family meals, and to determine if these associations can be observed in a nationally representative population of New Zealand secondary school students. Social changes during the past few...
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