Projects tagged with Children
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Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Parenting, Policy, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Children, Socio-economic status
The Ministries of Education, Health and Social Development, in collaboration with academic experts, established the Incredible Years Pilot Study to assess the efficacy of the Incredible Years Parent programme in New Zealand.The findings of the evaluation will inform the further development of existing IYP programmes and guide...
Increasing Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) Programmes’ Responsiveness to Māori: A whānau-centred approach for the VIP programme
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Leadership, Policy, Healthcare, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Children
The VIP programme supports DHBs to develop policies, health professional training and clinical leadership to improve the identification assessment and referral of people experiencing family violence. This resource was born out of a desire by VIP coordinators working in hospitals across New Zealand to increase...
Topics: Public Service, Healthcare, Disease, Children, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Research, Information & Communications Technology
Health literacy refers to the degree to which people are able to access and understand essential health information in order to make informed and appropriate health decisions. This report focuses on the health literacy experiences among Māori with skin infections. New Zealand has one of the highest rates for...
Over the last eight years the Government has made a significant reinvestment in child and adolescent oral health services to create the Community Oral Health Service (COHS). The Ministry commissioned the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) to undertake an evaluation of the reorientation of...
18 Jun 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Optimal weight gain during pregnancy is associated with improved outcomes for both the mother and the baby regardless of the mother’s existing weight. An estimated one third of women of normal weight and 60 percent of obese women gain more than recommended during pregnancy.The Guidance updates and replaces...
6 Jun 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Healthcare, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
In mid-2013 the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (SuPERU) within the Families Commission commenced an assessment of the Children’s Team’s model. The Children’s Teams are a key component of the Government’s multi-year Children’s Action Plan (CAP). This report provides an assessment of the design and implementation of...
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Caregivers, Parenting, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Children
This evaluation summarises the main effects that the 33 participating health professionals (and three parents) have observed when using Ruby's Dad in their practice with children, service users and family members affected by addiction issues. Limited hard copies are available.
Topics: Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Child Development, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This four-page report presents key findings on the health and wellbeing of Māori adults and children (2011–2013) and shows trends since 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS). Pooling data from the 2011/12 and 2012/13 NZHS improves the precision of estimates for Māori due to bigger sample sizes.
This national report is a companion report to Raising achievement in primary schools It presents further findings of how some of the primary schools were using the Ministry-funded support projects - Accelerated Learning in Mathematics (ALiM) and Accelerated Learninig in Literacy (ALL) to accelerate progress...
This national report presents the findings of how well a sample of primary schools were taking actions to increase the number of students achieving 'at' or 'above' national standards. The findings show that half of the schools in the evaluation had used deliberate actions to support...
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