Projects tagged with Youth
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The Youth Insights Survey (YIS) collects data on smoking-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviour, as well as students’ interests, lifestyles, activities and media use, and responses to tobacco control initiatives. It monitors the broad spectrum of risk and protective factors that relate to smoking uptake among young people....
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Absenteeism & Truancy, Secondary Education, Drugs & Alcohol, Mental Health, Youth
This report explores the health issues and contexts of New Zealand secondary school students who use substances at very high levels. Young people who use substances more than their peers are likely to have high rates of absenteeism from school and may be early school leavers. The Ministry of Health aims to...
Topics: Monitoring, Advocacy, Abuse & Neglect, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Schools, Children, Disability, Youth, Quality of Life
This report, relating to the individual experiences of disabled youth, outlines one half of the activities undertaken by The Convention Coalition in 2013, regarding The Disability Convention. Article 7 of The Disability Convention notes that “States Parties shall take all necessary measures to ensure the full...
30 Nov 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Children, Prisoners, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Sexuality
Issue two of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on youth offending and includes: Editorial - David Wales Early development and youth offending: Practical implications for intervention with, and reintegration of young prisoners - ...
25 Nov 2013
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Evaluation, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Schools, Secondary Education, Māori, Pacific People, Women, Youth, Quality of Life, Sexuality
International evidence reviews have indicated that school-based relationship violence prevention programmes are one of the few strategies with proven evidence for preventing intimate partner violence. The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (SuPERU) within the Families Commission commissioned a rapid...
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Policy, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Kaupapa, Te Āo Māori, Whānau Ora, Children, Māori, Youth
This report was prepared by the Advisory Group on Conduct Problems (AGCP) on the prevention, treatment and management of conduct problems in adolescence.The AGCP was established to provide advice to the Ministries of Social Development, Education and Health on improving the delivery of behavioural services in New Zealand.
Topics: Literature review, Research, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
Young New Zealanders are one of the groups most affected by the decisions of the Classification Office. This set of research reports explores this group's perceptions of the harm that can come from the content in films and games, and the systems set up to regulate and restrict access to this content. The...
This paper uses longitudinal data from the Survey of Families, Incomes and Employment to examine the patterns and duration of NEET spells – episodes of being ‘Not in Employment, Education or Training’ – among young people in New Zealand. The data cover the period from 2002 to 2010. We find that that majority of young people were...
Topics: Support Groups, Policy, Behaviour Management, Children, Youth, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Crime & Safety
This snapshot outlines the findings from an evaluation of the Military-style Activity Camp (MAC) programme undertaken by the Knowledge & Insights Group, Ministry of Social Development. The MAC programme, introduced in October 2010 as part of the Government’s Fresh Start reforms, targets 40 of the most...
28 Aug 2013
with: Sport New Zealand
This report provides more comprehensive results from the 2011 Young People’s Survey than the initial report – Sport and Recreation in the Lives of Young New Zealanders. It includes results for all questions, results by a broader range of student characteristics and the reporting of statistically significant...
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