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Childcare, Families and Work: Seminar Proceedings December 1999
Parental Employment and Childcare Use
Kirsten Gendall, Department of Labour.
1999 Download 70kb PDF
This paper highlights some of the important Childcare Survey findings in relation to parental employment, work arrangements, and use of childcare arrangements by employed and non-employed parents.
Issues for Children
Brenda Burke, Ministry of Education.
1999 Download 19kb PDF
This paper focuses on how good educational outcomes for young children can be achieved and the role of early childhood education. It looks at what issues the Childcare Survey raised in respect to this.
The Early Childhood Education and Care Arrangements of Pre-School Children of Work-Rich and Work-Poor Couples
Paul Callister, Victoria University.
1999 Download 68kb PDF
This paper examines broad changes in work and family patterns and then uses unit record data from the childcare survey to analyse the early childhood education and care (ECE) arrangements of pre-school children living in work-rich and work-poor couples.
Parent's Work Arrangements and Informal Care Use: Multivariate Analysis of Factors Associated with Mothers' Employment Status
Sarah Hillcoat-Nallétamby & A Dharmalingam, University of Waikato.
1999 Download 33kb PDF
Using data from the 1998 Childcare Survey, this paper presents the results of exploratory statistical analysis of factors affecting current maternal employment status amongst families. Key explanatory factors include use of informal and formal childcare arrangements, demand for care and the use of work arrangements.
Workshops - Areas of Discussion
Issues for Māori
1999 Download 57kb PDF
Recommendations to NACEW and Te Puni Kōkiri
Issues for Sole Parents
This presentation discusses issues for sole parents in the childcare arrangements compared to two parent households.
Cost Issues and the Childcare Subsidy
1999 Download 15kb PDF
This workshop focused on discussing specific issues related to the childcare subsidy (both for early childhood and OSCAR), as well as some of the wider issues in relation to the cost of childcare.
Informal Care and OSCAR
1999 Download 8kb PDF
This workshop focused on informal care arrangements and Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR) facilities.