We advocate for the interests, rights and wellbeing of children and young people


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State of Care 2018

Reports

1 Oct 2018

The State of Care series is based on our independent monitoring of Child, Youth and Family’s policies, practices and services. It includes feedback from children and young people.


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Case study: In-depth engagement with tamariki & rangatahi Māori

Reports

29 Jun 2018

A series of focus groups and inteviews for rich stories as part of Tama-te-rā Ariki series of engagement


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Case study: The Education matters to me series

Reports

31 May 2018

An example of child and youth engagement through combined methods: face to face, postcard and survey.


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Getting It Right: Building Blocks

Reports

11 Apr 2018

The report looks at how the New Zealand Government can build the foundations for implementing the Children’s Convention in Aotearoa.


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Education matters to me: Transitions

Reports

14 Mar 2018

Children and young people who experience multiple transitions each year or high staff turnover in their classrooms need extra support to develop and maintain relationships with each new teacher.


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Education matters to me: Progress and achievement

Reports

14 Mar 2018

Children and young people had a broad and holistic view of achievement in their own lives. Relationships are a key motivator for them, to attend school and keep trying to improve.


Looking for our parenting guides or posters?

We have moved to online publication of our reports and guides and no longer have hard copies available to order. We have also discontinued the 'Behaviour' series of brochures and posters.

SKIP (Strategies with kids/Information for parents) has some helpful resources available for parents and those working with parents.

Our popular booklet 'Choose to Hug' is available to download.

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