Projects tagged with Children
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Topics: Research, Caregivers, Parenting, Children, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
Our lives are now awash with media. Consequently our children are exposed to, or can potentially access more content, from a wider range of media, on an ever-expanding range of devices. But what media are New Zealand children consuming in 2014? How are they accessing it, and how often?...
16 Dec 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Environment, Households, Disease, Healthcare, Children, Pacific People, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Household crowding is linked to a number of health conditions, including rheumatic fever, meningococcal disease, respiratory infections including pneumonia and skin infections (eg, cellulitis), as well as elevated blood pressure and increased risk of childhood injuries. This report was commissioned by the...
10 Dec 2014
Topics: Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Evaluation, Research, Policy
This publication is a summary report on stage two review of the Children’s Spectacle Subsidy undertaken by Litmus Ltd. The report summarises the findings and next steps aimed at improving value for money and the long-term sustainability of the Subsidy. The key areas relate to:the development of clinical guidelinesimproved...
Topics: Evaluation, Disease, Healthcare, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
In winter 2014, HPA and the Ministry of Health implemented a mass media campaign aimed at increasing awareness among parents and caregivers of at-risk children and young people about the causes and effects of rheumatic fever. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the campaign by assessing changes in rheumatic fever-...
Topics: Research, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Child Development, Child Mortality, Children, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This is the second year of the Child Poverty Monitor and this Technical Report provides data on a set of indicators that assess aspects of child poverty in New Zealand and their implications for child wellbeing. This work is supported by the partnership between the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, the University of Otago’s...
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...
24 Oct 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Local Government, Child Development, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are the result of collaboration between the Ministry of Health and maternity stakeholders representing consumer, midwifery, obstetric, general practice, paediatric, and anaesthetic perspectives. In 2011 an expert working group established a set of 12 maternity clinical indicators...
13 Oct 2014
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Prisons, Children, Prisoners, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
Offender Population Reports are now being supplemented with Special Topic Reports, which focus on particular sub-groups of the offender population. These reports are intended to give a more fine-grained analysis of the characteristics of selected sub-groups. Like the main report, the topical reports are intended as a general...
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: Monitoring, Research, Families & Whānau, Public Service, Child Development, Healthcare, Children, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This report presents the findings of the sixth survey in an on-going monitor of participants in the Green Prescriptions Active Families (Active Families) programme. As in previous years, the survey sought the views of participants about how well the programme worked for their child and family. The findings for 2014 represent the...
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