Projects tagged with Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
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From July 2016 to March 2017, we found that Child, Youth and Family (CYF) residences generally met the standards that are required by the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment. As far as we can establish, residences appear to be...
This report is from the third stage of an evaluation of the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) ECE Participation Programme. The overall evaluation focus is on how the Participation Programme and individual initiatives addressed barriers to participation in early childhood education (ECE) for priority groups in target communities....
Pertussis (also known as whooping cough) can be very serious, even fatal. This report demonstrates that the impact of the illness is not distributed equitably among New Zealand children and young people.
5 Nov 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Supporting families with complex needs often requires funding and delivery arrangements that differ from standard social services. A continuum of interventions, including individual, targeted approaches alongside universal approaches, is required to bring about significant change at the population level. This...
5 Nov 2015
Provision of integrated social services is not new. It is however, increasingly being seen as key to addressing service fragmentation and inefficiencies. But what do we know about how well social service integration works to improve outcomes for vulnerable groups of people, in New Zealand and internationally? This What Works...
17 Sep 2015
with: Careers New Zealand
Topics: Evaluation, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Unemployment, Education & Training, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
Auckland’s economic success important for New Zealand New Zealand’s economic future hinges, to a large extent, on Auckland’s economic success. For Auckland to reach its full potential it needs a highly skilled workforce who can confidently manage their own career pathways. The partners in...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This At a Glance highlights findings from the Growing Up in New Zealand publication Vulnerability Report 2: Transitions in...
14 Aug 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Resilience
Many families successfully cope with difficult situations, but some do not. ‘Family resilience’ explains how families draw on...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Policy, International students, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
In 2013, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) commenced a programme of research on vulnerable temporary migrant workers. The first phase involved a review of New Zealand and international literature on the vulnerability of temporary migrant workers (Yuan, Cain and Spoonley, 2014) and an analysis of existing...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Support Groups, Community Development, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Economic Growth, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Population Shifts, Urban, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
The Canterbury Wellbeing Index tracks the progress of the social recovery, using indicators to provide information on the impacts of the earthquakes on wellbeing and to identify emerging social trends and issues. It helps CERA and partner agencies make decisions about the most efficient way to target funds and resources. It also...
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