Projects tagged with Youth
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Topics: Monitoring, Absenteeism & Truancy, Primary Education, Schools, Secondary Education, Children, Population Shifts, Youth
These reports document the surveys of state and state integrated schools designed to capture student attendance and absence over one week.
Topics: Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Blended Families, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Single Parents, Ageing, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Resilience, Socio-economic status
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 is the first longitudinal study of its kind that has recruited and collected information from both mothers and their partners from before...
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....
Topics: Research, Voluntary & Community, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Arts and Culture, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Attitudes, attendance and participation in 2014. This three-yearly research began in 2005 and was repeated in 2008, 2011 and 2014. It delivers on-going information to the arts sector about New Zealanders’ level of involvement in, and attitudes towards, the arts.
One of the main sources of New Zealand data on youth smoking is the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS). The YIS monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes and knowledge on a range of tobacco-related topics, including their opinions on the acceptability of exposure to second-hand smoke.
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Emissions, Drugs & Alcohol, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
To regularly monitor young people’s opinions about tobacco control and aid the development of appropriate health promotion strategies, participants in the 2014 YIS were asked whether they agreed or disagreed with the following tobacco control measures: banning smoking in outdoor areas where young people go, implementing annual...
13 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Prisoners, Women, Youth, Quality of Life, Resilience, Sport & Recreation, Gender, Sexuality
Contents Editorial- Darius Fagan Desistance from crime: A review of the literature - Marianne Bevan Discovering desistance: Reconfiguring...
Four in nine New Zealanders report the first time they consumed a large amount of alcohol on one drinking occasion was when they were 15 to 17-years-old. The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) advises that for young people aged 15 to17 years, the safest option is to delay drinking for as long as possible. HPA’s Attitudes and...
This edition of Social Work Now has been a long time in the making and to some degree mirrors the theme of this issue. Namely, that it’s critical we as social work professionals never lose sight of the purpose of our role or the core fundamentals of our practice. The production of this journal is an important professional...
This summer study of young people in Youth Guarantee fees-free courses in 2014 examines the barriers to progressing on to higher levels of study, training or employment. The report found that tertiary providers could do more to encourage pathways and support learners into further training, education or work.
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