Projects tagged with Youth
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12 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Emissions, Transport, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Healthcare, Obesity, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Discrimination
This report highlights the impact obesity has on our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. At an individual and family level it can affect our income levels, educational achievement, self-esteem and social participation. As a society it affects how our taxes are used in government subsidies and even...
16 Jan 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Race & Ethnicity
Policymakers in New Zealand have been concerned by the teenage birth rate for many years. Cross-country comparisons indicate that New Zealand has a higher rate of teenage births than other comparable countries, except for the United States (see section 2 below). In 2012, in response to a ministerial request, the Families...
5 Jan 2015
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: International Research, Monitoring, Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
The Ministry of Health, in partnership with sector experts, developed the Well Child / Tamariki Ora Quality Improvement Framework, drawing on New Zealand and international research. This is the third Well Child / Tamariki Ora quality indicators publication, and show areas of excellence and areas for...
The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes and knowledge on a range of tobacco-related topics, including about their desires and attempts to stop smoking, and has collected this data since 2006. This fact sheet focuses on young people’s desires and attempts...
with: Sport New Zealand
These 4 profiles (main urban, secondary urban, minor and rural) provide a snapshot of participation in sport and active recreation by young people attending schools in each of these distinct areas. These areas are based on Statistics New Zealand definitions and are as follows: * main urban - population of 30,...
The majority of New Zealand secondary school students report having drunk alcohol (Watson et al., 2003). Approximately two-thirds of young people (aged 15 to 19-years-old) who consume alcohol drank until they were intoxicated at least once in the past year (Ministry of Health, 2015). Alcohol misuse among young people is...
with: Careers New Zealand
Project Kāmehameha is a programme of research to inform design and delivery of career resources for Māori. By 2030, approximately 30% of our students – and therefore our future workforce – will be Māori. Project Kāmehameha is an innovative research programme commissioned by Careers New...
Four research reports are summarised here. The research includes: the implications of more younger learners in tertiary education what factors contribute to achievement by NEETS (those not in employment, education, or training) learners in Youth Guarantee ...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Education & Training, Secondary Education, Relationships, Youth, Sexuality
Mates & Dates is a healthy relationships programme for secondary school students. It’s designed to help prevent sexual and dating violence by teaching young people relationship skills and behaviours to carry with them throughout their lives. It’s about all kinds of relationships, including friends and family.
Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal - Volume 2 Issue 3: December 2014 - Collaboration and Partnerships
8 Dec 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Security & Welfare, Tertiary Education, Transport, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Prisoners, Youth
Volume 2 Issue 3 of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on Collaboration and Partnerships and includes: Editorial - Ben Clark Custodial / case management practice collaboration in a custodial environment - Sarah Symonds, Neil...
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