CHANGING CHILDREN'S CHANCES: EXPLORING PATHWAYS TO DEVELOPMENTAL INEQUITIES
Grant number: DP160101735 | Funding period: 2016 - 2020
This project aims to investigate the causes of health and developmental inequities between Australian children. Inequities are increasingly observed in Australian children’s physical health, social and emotional wellbeing, and academic learning. Such inequities are unjust, unnecessary and potentially preventable. This project aims to understand the pathways leading to these inequities by examining the many contexts in which children and their families live and grow. Through a series of innovative analyses using existing data, the project aims to identify potentially modifiable factors at the child, family, school, and community level that contribute to developmental inequities. Understanding..View full description
Related publications (4)
Inequities in Children's Reading Skills: The Role of Home Reading and Preschool Attendance.
Sharon Goldfeld, Margarita Moreno-Betancur, Shuaijun Guo, Fiona Mensah, Elodie O'Connor, Sarah Gray, Shiau Chong, Sue Woolfenden, Katrina Williams, Amanda Kvalsvig, Hannah Badland, Francisco Azpitarte, Meredith O'Connor
Objective Children from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds have poorer learning outcomes. These inequities are a signific..
The impact of multidimensional disadvantage over childhood on developmental outcomes in Australia
Sharon Goldfeld, Meredith O'Connor, Shiau Chong, Sarah Gray, Elodie O'Connor, Sue Woolfenden, Gerry Redmond, Katrina Williams, Fiona Mensah, Amanda Kvalsvig, Hannah Badland
Background: Understanding the relationship between different aspects of disadvantage over time and domains of child development wi..
More than a snapshot in time: pathways of disadvantage over childhood
Sharon Goldfeld, Meredith O'Connor, Elodie O'Connor, Shiau Chong, Hannah Badland, Sue Woolfenden, Gerry Redmond, Katrina Williams, Francisco Azpitarte, Dan Cloney, Fiona Mensah
Background: Disadvantage rarely manifests as a single event, but rather is the enduring context in which a child's development unf..