Projects tagged with Youth
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with: Ministry of Education: MoE, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority: CERA, Ministry of Youth Development: MYD
Topics: Research, Peer Support, Self-Advocacy, Natural Disasters, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
If you're between the ages of 12 and 24 and live in greater Christchurch, you're part of a group that actively participates in our region as students, employees, employers and leaders: young people. It's important that we understand your perspectives and needs to ensure the right decisions are...
Family Violence Indicators: Can national administrative data sets be used to measure trends in family violence in New Zealand?
5 Mar 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Victims, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth
Good quality, reliable outcome indicators can be used to monitor trends, identify emerging problems, create awareness, guide legislative and policy reforms, and ensure adequate provision of services. This report assesses whether the administrative data sources collected by the Ministries of Health, Justice,...
Topics: Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Leadership, Child Development, Children, Youth, Monitoring
This report published annually provides an overview of Māori education, from early childhood to the tertiary sector. It includes initiatives specifically directed to Māori. Statistical analysis is also included.
with: Sport New Zealand
Sport New Zealand’s Young People’s Survey was undertaken in Term 3 2011. While the majority of schools (and therefore students) took part at this time, some Christchurch schools chosen for the survey were not able to participate due to the impact following the February 2011 earthquake. Many did so however, in 2012.
Topics: Tertiary Education, Youth, Policy, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Secondary Education
This report focuses on the initial implementation of the Youth Guarantee policy in the period from 2010 to 2012 and looks at how effective the fees-free places and secondary-tertiary programmes were in improving educational outcomes for young people. Youth training is also included, as funding was transferred from this programme...
New research explores the issue of bullying in the Wellington suburbs of Newtown, Berhampore, Kilbirnie and Strathmore. Skylight Trust talked with 65 kids and 6 adults to find out what sort of bullying they saw, who they went to for support, and what could be done about bullying. The survey found that:
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Unemployment, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Single Parents, Policy, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
It is tempting for policy-makers to subtract young mothers aged 15 to 24 from the NEET group, assuming young mothers have intentionally disengaged with employment, education and training due to their involvement in a caregiving role. This paper tests this assumption and identifies that not all NEET young mothers are out of the...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Caregivers, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pacific People, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
Parents have a significant influence on the societal norms, values and behaviour learned by their children. Permissive parental rule setting and monitoring has been shown to relate to a greater likelihood of children engaging in health-compromising behaviours such as smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. Tobacco smoking and...
Topics: Evaluation, Emissions, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
The sun safety programme of HPA launched a campaign, ‘Don’t Let the Sun Get Under Your Skin’ (UYS), to promote sun-safe knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours among young New Zealanders. Two of the main campaign activities include events that feature the use of an ultraviolet (UV) camera to show young people the damage they have...
The New Zealand Government has committed to the goal of New Zealand becoming ‘smokefree’ (smoking prevalence of less than 5%) by 2025. To achieve this it is important to reduce initiation of smoking as well as encourage quitting. Participants in the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) were asked whether...
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