A BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS OF THE EARLY YEARS EDUCATION PROGRAM
Grant number: LP140100897 | Funding period: 2014 - 2018
This project undertakes a benefit-cost analysis of the Early Years Education Program (EYEP). EYEP is an innovative early years education and childcare program for children at risk of abuse and neglect that is being trialled by the Children’s Protection Society in Melbourne. The use of the randomised evaluation method in the trial, the innovative and extensive nature of EYEP, the inter-disciplinary research team, and the breadth of data collection, provide the opportunity to complete a high quality benefit-cost analysis that will be internationally unique. Results from the study have the potential to influence the design of childcare and education for 30,000 at-risk children in Australia, as ..View full description
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Changing the Life Trajectories of Australia's Most Vulnerable Children - Report No. 2 The first twelve months in the Early Years Education Program: An initial assessment of the impact on children and their primary caregivers
Y Tseng, Brigid Jordan, Jeff Borland, Nichola Coombs, Kate Cotter, Alice Hill, Anne Kennedy
This report presents initial findings on the impact on children and their primary caregivers after twelve months of enrollment in ..