Projects tagged with Children and
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Until recently children with behavioural and social needs were referred to and attended one of six health camps situated across New Zealand. Each of the six health camps had an associated school attached. In 2008 ERO evaluated the quality of provisions for children at the health camps and identified significant areas that needed...
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...
Topics: Monitoring, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Children, Pacific People, Youth
The Pasifika Education Plan 2013-2017 (the PEP) provides a strategic direction for improving education outcomes for Pasifika peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand. This monitoring report provides a national and regional picture of how Pasifika learners are progressing as the PEP is implemented....
12 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Emissions, Transport, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Healthcare, Obesity, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Discrimination
This report highlights the impact obesity has on our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. At an individual and family level it can affect our income levels, educational achievement, self-esteem and social participation. As a society it affects how our taxes are used in government subsidies and even...
Children at many schools in New Zealand experience bullying. The Bullying Prevention Advisory Group, set up by the Secretary for Education, has developed a resource called Bullying prevention and response: A guide for schools. ERO asked 129 schools reviewed during Term 3, 2014 about their use of the guide Most...
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Healthcare, Children, Quality of Life
This report documents the findings of ERO's evaluation of how well 159 primary schools reviewed in Term 1 2014 promoted and responded to student wellbeing.
Topics: International Research, Monitoring, Research, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Secondary Education, Families & Whānau, Leadership, Child Development, Asian, Children, Discrimination
What is PISA? The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international study that assesses and compares how well countries are preparing their 15-year-old students to meet real-life opportunities and challenges. This study is an...
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...
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...
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...
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