Projects tagged with Children
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New research explores the issue of bullying in the Wellington suburbs of Newtown, Berhampore, Kilbirnie and Strathmore. Skylight Trust talked with 65 kids and 6 adults to find out what sort of bullying they saw, who they went to for support, and what could be done about bullying. The survey found that:
Promoting breakfast eating among children has many benefits, including improved cognitive and physical abilities, increased likelihood of meeting the recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake, and decreased unhealthy snacking. The Ministry of Health’s Food and Nutrition Guidelines highlight the importance of eating three...
Topics: Monitoring, Community Development, Abuse & Neglect, Schools, Families & Whānau, Public Service, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Healthcare, Rangatahi, Children, Youth
Every year, internal auditors report on the care provided at Child, Youth and Family residences. The reports detail where we’re achieving a high standard, and more importantly, areas that should be improved. We welcome this external eye – while we work hard to provide a high-level of quality care to children and young people, we...
Environmental and socio-demographic associates of children's active transport to school: A cross-sectional investigation from the URBAN Study
Active transport (e.g., walking, cycling) to school (ATS) can contribute to children’s physical activity and health. The built environment is acknowledged as an important factor in understanding children’s ATS, alongside parental factors and seasonality. Inconsistencies in methodological approaches exist, and a clear...
with: Sport New Zealand
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Not for profit, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Children, Population Shifts, Urban, Sport & Recreation
This new research series page contains research on Sport New Zealand commissioned research on outdoor recreation. It includes the outdoor recreation research agenda 2011, and research stocktake/synthesis (2010) and individual research studies.
Topics: Evaluation, Crime & Safety, Employment & Labour, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Children
This report presents the findings of ERO's 2013 evaluation of how schools ensure student safety when recruiting and managing staff.
12 Dec 2013
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Population Shifts, Quality of Life
This report presents the 2012/13 results from the New Zealand Health Survey, for both adults and children. The report includes information on health behaviours and risk factors, health conditions and access to health services. These findings update those published in 2011/12, from what is now a continuous New...
Topics: Monitoring, Advocacy, Abuse & Neglect, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Schools, Children, Disability, Youth, Quality of Life
This report, relating to the individual experiences of disabled youth, outlines one half of the activities undertaken by The Convention Coalition in 2013, regarding The Disability Convention. Article 7 of The Disability Convention notes that “States Parties shall take all necessary measures to ensure the full...
30 Nov 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Children, Prisoners, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Sexuality
Issue two of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on youth offending and includes: Editorial - David Wales Early development and youth offending: Practical implications for intervention with, and reintegration of young prisoners - ...
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.
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