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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Improving lifetime trajectories for vulnerable young children and families living with significant stress and social disadvantage: the early years education program randomised controlled trial
Brigid Jordan, Yi-Ping Tseng, Nichola Coombs, Anne Kennedy, Jeff Borland
BACKGROUND: Children who experience neglect and abuse are likely to have impaired brain development and entrenched learning defici..