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Circles of Care: Evaluation Report

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An independent evaluation of Circles of Care program, an early intervention school-based program that aims to enhance positive learning and provide seamless access to support service to promote child development. The evaluation explored the appropriateness, reach, effectiveness, significance, sustainability and transferability of the program.

Circles of Care: Evaluation Snapshot

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A snapshot of findings from an independent evaluation commissioned by Mission Australia of the Circles of Care program in Queensland. It includes key evidence, implications for practice and how we are using the findings to build upon and strengthen the Circles of Care model.

Gift of Gallang: Snapshot

This evaluation considers the effectiveness of a wellbeing program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Inala, Queensland. The evaluation focuses on the importance of partnerships, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities as well as schools and families.

Gift of Gallang: Evaluation

This evaluation considers the effectiveness of a wellbeing program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Inala, Queensland. The evaluation focuses on the importance of partnerships, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities as well as schools and families.

Impact measurement and Client Wellbeing report 2015

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Mission Australia commenced an impact measurement pilot to better understand how our services contributed to clients’ journeys towards independence. The pilot was designed to inform funders and donors on program outcomes and Mission Australia on the effectiveness of its services.

Families at the Centre: Policy Snapshot 2014

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Findings of the Families at the Centre research project, a study on how early childhood education and care (ECEC) fits into the lives of low-income families.

State of the Children and Young Persons Report 2014: Ipswich and West Moreton

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This report was initiated and directed by the Child, Youth and Family Alliance Ipswich and West Moreton (CYFA). It informs the way forward for all levels of government and non-government organisations, as well as community, family, child and youth support networks to promote the health and wellbeing of children and young people within the Ipswich and West Moreton region.

Facilitating children’s transition to school from families with complex support needs - 2011

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This report reinforces the importance of the transition to school for children from families with complex support needs. For all children and families, particularly those with complex needs, it is a time of opportunity and vulnerability.

Making Money Count More: An evaluation of Making Money Count - 2012

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In 2011 Sinclair Consultants Pty Ltd completed a review of the Making Money Count.financial capability program. Action research was chosen as the evaluation approach, as it builds on the project and the program facilitators' knowledge and skills.

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