Projects tagged with Youth
321 results found
In March 2011, the New Zealand Government committed to a goal of New Zealand becoming ‘smokefree’ by the year 2025, where less than five percent of the population smokes. One strategy towards meeting this goal is to reduce the availability of tobacco in New Zealand (The New Zealand Government, 2011). The Health Promotion Agency’...
One of the most effective tools to stop people taking up smoking and encourage smokers to quit is to increase the price of cigarettes and tobacco. The New Zealand Government has annually raised the excise tax on tobacco since 2010, and has committed to continue this annual increase until at least 2016. A key source of New...
Young people’s opinion on extending smoking bans to cars and outdoor places where young people go: In Fact
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Emissions, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
To reduce New Zealanders’ exposure to second-hand smoke and denormalise smoking behaviour, smoking is prohibited in a range of places, including indoor areas of work and licensed premises, and the grounds and buildings of schools and early childhood centres (The Smoke-free Environments Amendment Act, 2003). Possible ways to...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Youth
Poisoning has been defined as injury to, and destruction of, bodily cells through the ingestion, inhalation, injection or absorption of toxic substances (World Health Organization 2008). In Western countries there are two demographic peaks of poisoning activity and deaths. The first is unintentional exploratory poisonings, where...
Topics: Research, Schools, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Policy, Children, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper looks at the impact parents, caregivers, families and whānau can have on children and young people’s learning and education success, and provides a rationale for greater focus and support.
The Youth’07: Young People and Alcohol report (2011) commissioned by the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) found that there were a number of students who were worried about their drinking practices and that some of these had tried to cut back or give up. Concerned to learn more and to understand how to best support...
This report presents the findings of three online surveys about the current provision of guidance and counselling in schools with students in Years 9 to 13. This is the first phase of work being undertaken by ERO as part of the Prime Minister’s Youth Mental Health Project.
New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline: Gastrointestinal problems in young people with autism spectrum disorder
1 Jun 2013
Topics: Public Service, Healthcare, Disease, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
This supplementary report to the New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline describes a systematic review which aims to provide an evidence-based summary of research published in or beyond 2004 relating to gastrointestinal problems for children and young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) so as to update the evidence...
16 May 2013
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Healthcare, Monitoring, Evaluation, Youth, Relationships, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Child Development
The NZ Youth Mentoring Network has worked with the Ministry to produce safe practice guidelines for mentoring providers. These will support providers to review and develop their programmes, and help them work towards better systems, practices, procedures and protocols. The guidelines include advice to assist...
Topics: Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Schools, Youth, Information & Communications Technology
The Government's intention is to provide schools with affordable, modern and safe learning environments that support 21st century education and improve outcomes for young people. The results of this survey can be used by schools to compare and benchmark their own ICT situation with that of similar schools...
Peer review status