Projects tagged with Early Childhood Education
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This report highlights the crucial role of leaders in Pacific early childhood services to manage changes that improve learning outcomes for Pacific children. Other leaders may find this report useful when considering improvement-focused changes in their centres. ERO evaluated eight Pacific services with good...
Good quality early childhood education and care for infants and toddlers has lasting benefits for children and their parents and whānau. This time is a critical and fundamental period of development for children as it lays the foundations for lifelong learning. The communication and exploration strands of Te Whāriki...
30 Mar 2015
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Bullying, Family Violence, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Whānau, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture, Customs & Traditions
Many parenting programmes are effective and support family wellbeing by improving parenting practices and thereby reducing the risks associated with child maltreatment. The review found: There are many effective parenting programmes and these share common characteristics.
This report looks at how well New Zealand early childhood services and schools are supporting transitions to school and highlights what's important and examples of good practice.
This is the second report in the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) Project Plus series. It looks at the 18 literacy-related projects in the early childhood and schools sector funded by the TLRI between 2003 and 2014. It considers what the community of researchers see as important in literacy teaching and learning...
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Inequality, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Whānau, Children
This report is from the second stage of an evaluation of the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) ECE Participation Programme. The overall evaluation explores how the Participation Programme and individual initiatives addressed barriers to participation in early childhood education (ECE) for target groups and communities. The focus of...
6 Jun 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
A fairly good level of health literacy is needed to prevent or manage a long-term health condition such as gout. Health literacy is generally defined as the capacity to access, understand and use health information and services in order to make informed health decisions. The quality of practitioner communication and the user-...
Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Teachers, Schools, Children
This report discusses the effectiveness of employment practices in some kindergartens and education and care services.
A validation and norming study of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire in the New Zealand context
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Healthcare, Mental Health, Asian, Māori, Pacific People
The B4 School Check (B4SC) is a free health and development check provided for all children as soon as possible after they turn four years old. The B4SC includes a range of assessments and tools, including vision and hearing testing and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). The SDQ is a short...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Early Childhood Education, Schools, Parenting, Policy, Te Āo Māori
20 Hours ECE is an education policy aimed at increasing participation in teacher-led services and eligible kōhanga reo by reducing the cost barrier to families. 20 Hours ECE also gives parents more choice about work and study which supports the Choices for Living, Caring and Working plan, and contributes to the government goal...
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