Projects tagged with Children
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In 1992, a comparison study using a model-family methodology found New Zealand to be one of the least generous countries in the OECD in terms of offsetting the additional costs of children. Targeting meant that low-income families did comparatively better, but were still below the OECD average. Since the time of that study, the...
Social Work Now, Issue 24, pages 10-16 Ross Mackay reviews the research literature on family resilience and child outcomes.
Raising Children in New Zealand: Family Resilience and Good Child Outcomes - a Review of the Literature
This report is the third volume in the Ministry of Social Development’s new research series Raising Children in New Zealand. The series was established as a means of disseminating the results from the Ministry’s “Family Dynamics/Family Effectiveness” work programme, which has been funded out of the Cross-departmental Research...
Church Report: The definition, diagnosis and treatment of children and youth with severe behaviour difficulties
This report is a review of the research into the development and treatment of severe behaviour difficulties in children and adolescents. The review was commissioned by the Ministry of Education, and was produced by John Church and team from the Education Department at the University of Canterbury.
Social Work Now, Issue 31, pages 12-18. This paper reports on the first stage in the ongoing development of an evaluation framework which will provide a basis for Child, Youth and Family to evaluate residential services in an integrated way. It also discusses feedback from...
It is well established that parental income is positively associated with virtually every dimension of child well-being that social scientists measure. This report advances beyond simple analyses of the correlation between parental income and children's outcomes, by separating out the effect of parental income on children...
Pathways over the transition to schools: Studies in family literacy practices and effective classroom concepts for Māori and Pasifika children
Topics: Research, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Families & Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People
Two outcomes of research and development are described in this report. One is the development of a set of resources suitable for family literacy education. The second is a set of research goals involving Māori and Pasifika families.
A review of research on how to achieve good outcomes for young people in their families, peer groups, schools, careers and communities (published in June 2002 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs).This literature review supports the implementation of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa.
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
The survey was conducted by the Ministry of Justice to ascertain public attitudes towards the physical discipline of children. This information is to inform ongoing policy work on section 59 of the Crimes Act 1961. Section 59 provides a defence to parents charged with assault against their children. Under section 59, every...
This is the full report of the first stage of a research programme on effective services for students with disabilities, commissioned by the Ministry of Education convened Advisory Reference Group for Students with Physical Disabilities. The report on the scoping project report covers integrated and effective service provision...
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