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
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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 signifi..