Projects tagged with Children
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This national report presents the findings of how well a sample of primary schools were taking actions to increase the number of students achieving 'at' or 'above' national standards. The findings show that half of the schools in the evaluation had used deliberate actions to support...
with: Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Methodology, Research, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Child Development, Pregnancy, Children
Growing Up in New Zealand is a longitudinal study that provides an up-to-date, population-relevant picture of what it is like to be a child growing up in New Zealand in the 21st century. It recruited and collected information from both mothers and their partners from before their children were born, and it has undertaken several...
This national report is a companion report to Raising achievement in primary schools It presents further findings of how some of the primary schools were using the Ministry-funded support projects - Accelerated Learning in Mathematics (ALiM) and Accelerated Learninig in Literacy (ALL) to accelerate progress...
2 May 2014
Topics: Healthcare, Disease, Public Service, Children, Quality of Life, Research, Evaluation, Biotechnology
The serosurvey is based on blood test results of children aged 6-15 years and adults aged from 16-70 years. The study from 2005 to 2007 measures immunity derived from vaccination or past infection. This information is helpful in determining the potential for future epidemics, potential age groups at risk, the need for public...
2 May 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Sustainability, Families & Whānau, Policy, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Quality of Life
This publication is a report on the review of the Children’s Spectacle Subsidy. The review was carried out by Litmus Ltd and evaluated the relevance, effectiveness, value for money and sustainability of the Subsidy. It was conducted between August and November 2012 and involved a literature review, qualitative stakeholder...
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.
30 Apr 2014
Topics: Research, Blended Families, Families & Whānau, Households, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Parenting, Children, Men, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This exploratory study sought to identify the major challenges of stepfamily life and the strategies that families use to address these challenges. Parents, stepparents and older stepchildren from a community sample of 44 stepfamilies who had been together for at least five years participated in the study. Measures of several...
Effective Parenting Programmes: A review of the effectiveness of parenting programmes for parents of vulnerable children
14 Apr 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Evaluation, Peer Support, Abuse & Neglect, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
This report reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of parenting programmes, as a way of reducing the risk of maltreatment of vulnerable children aged 0-6 years. We looked at both national and international evidence to identify parenting programmes that work and those that do not work, including for Māori and Pacific peoples....
11 Apr 2014
The Well Child / Tamariki Ora programme is a package of health services offered to all New Zealand families and whānau for children from birth to years years. The Handbook helps and supports all providers who deliver Well Child / Tamariki Ora services in accordance with the Well Child / Tamariki Ora schedule. ...
3 Mar 2014
This report provides an evidence-based overview of the implementation and delivery of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme (RFPP) during its first 18 months, (July 2011 to December 2012). It also recommends options to enhance the future implementation of the programme.
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