Projects tagged with Children
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Impact of the Family Start Home Visiting Programme on Outcomes for Mothers and Children: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Topics: Research, Social Services, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Child Mortality, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Family Start workers make regular home visits and, using a structured program, seek to improve parenting capability and practice. Workers also actively work to promote breastfeeding, reduce home hazards, connect infants to immunisation and primary health services, promote children’s participation in early childhood education,...
Topics: Research, Child Mortality, Children, Urban, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
This three year research project funded in 2010 by the Health Research Council investigates how urban neighbourhood environments can facilitate children’s independent mobility (IM – outdoor play and travelling to destinations unsupervised), thereby influencing their levels of physical activity (PA) and participation in daily...
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Kaupapa, Tikanga, Whānau, Children, Quality of Life, Culture, Language
In term 3, 2014, ERO undertook a cluster review of five Puna Whakatupu as part of scheduled education reviews. During the course of these reviews, we identified a range of good practice that was investigated further and has become Tuia te here tangata: Making meaningful connections.
17 Dec 2015
Sistema is a social intervention programme working in many countries based on the El Sistema model, initiated in Venezuela in 1975. The programme uses music as a vehicle for social transformation by assisting the students involved to improve their educational and social outcomes. Sistema Aotearoa is a pilot...
Developing information on physical activity for under-fives is one of the 22 initiatives in the Childhood Obesity Plan, and an important part of the broad population health approach for keeping New Zealand children healthy. Zero to five is a highly influential age and stage for children. It is when they learn...
The Child Poverty Monitor and this Technical Report provide data on a set of indicators that assess aspects of child poverty in New Zealand and their implications for child wellbeing. In it are data on income and non-income measures of poverty, including measures that reflect increasing levels of severity....
Interim Evaluation of the Sore Throat Management Component of the New Zealand Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme
This interim evaluation assessed the sore throat management component of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme from the baseline years (2009 to 2011) up to June 2015. A final overall technical report of the interim evaluation and a shorter summary version is available in the downloads column of this page.
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This At a Glance highlights findings from the Growing Up in New Zealand publication Vulnerability Report 2: Transitions in...
Topics: Research, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Relationships, Children, Māori, Older People
Relationships and emotional support in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the relationships people have with their family and friends and whether they feel that emotional support is available to them for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years).
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand
4 Aug 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand is part of a series of annual monitoring reports focussing on the health of Māori children and young people. This report collates a range of routinely collected data about conditions arising in the perinatal...
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