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Sarah Wise

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University of Melbourne

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16 Dec 2013

One of Australia’s greatest challenges is the elimination of the gap between the developmental outcomes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children in the early years of life. This paper reviews existing research and presents strategies to improve early childhood development among Indigenous...

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28 Oct 2013

Every year Anglicare Victoria conducts a survey of its Emergency Relief and Financial Counselling clients to assess the level and extent of hardship and to highlight a contemporary problem facing people on low income.

In the light of the Australian Government’s recent decision to move...

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30 Sep 2013

With rapid changes in telecommunications technology comes concern about inequalities opening up between those who have access to the information and other benefits new telecommunications technology transfers and those who do not.

Anglicare Victoria’s Hardship Survey 2013 focussed on the...

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01 Jul 2010

Children in out-of-home care are changing schools often, repeating grades, dropping out early and suffering higher rates of mental and physical health conditions which limit their participation at school.

Education is a basic right of all children and young people, and...

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03 Jul 2009

This report presents the results of the evaluation of the short-run impacts of the Communities for Children (CfC) initiative on child, family and community outcomes.

The study was based on a three-wave longitudinal study of 2,202 families living in 10 sites that

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09 Dec 2008

The paper, 'Engaging fathers in child and family services: participation, perceptions and good practice' describes father...

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04 Jun 2007

Harmony between the way that parents and early childhood professionals raise children is an important dimension of child care quality aimed at enhancing child wellbeing. This paper outlines several strategies that professionals may employ to support and strengthen parent/carer partnerships.

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02 May 2007

Parenting is known to vary as a function of culture and education. It may also depend on the nature of the caregiver's relationship to the child (whether the caregiver is a parent or unrelated day care provider, for example), as well as the context in which the relationship takes place. It may...

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13 Jun 2006

The Child Care in Cultural Context study was designed to measure the childrearing beliefs, goals and practices of parents and carers of children from Anglo, Vietnamese, and Somali backgrounds. In this paper Kelly Hand and Sarah Wise describe carers’ attitudes towards working with parents, how...

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24 Feb 2005

Using data from the Children and Family Life study, Sarah Wise and Ben Edwards compare 921 children aged 5-13 years living with either a separated parent in a single-parent family, a separated parent in a step/blended family, or both natural parents, on a measure of psychological adjustment....

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