Published Articles - Education

Journal Articles: 

  • D'Souza, S., Underwood, L., Peterson, E. R., Morton, S. M. B., & Waldie, K. E. (2020). The association between persistence and change in early childhood behavioural problems and preschool cognitive outcomes. Child psychiatry and human development, 51(3), 416-426. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10578-019-00953-x 
     
  • Galvin A, Davis G, Neumann D, Underwood L, Peterson ER., Morton SMB, & Waldie KE. (2020). Risk factors associated with language delay in preschool children. International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 4(2), 35-52. https://doi.org/10.28987/ijrld.4.2.35 
     
  • Ahmad, S., Peterson, E. R., Waldie, K. E., & Morton, S. (2019). Development of an Index of Socio-Emotional Competence for Preschool Children in the Growing Up in New Zealand Study. In Frontiers in Education (Vol. 4, p. 2). Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2019.00002 
     
  • Neumann, D., Herbert, S. E., Peterson, E. R., Underwood, L., Morton, S. M. B., & Waldie, K. E. (2019). A longitudinal study of antenatal and perinatal risk factors in early childhood cognition: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand. Early human development, 132, 45-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.04.001 
     
  • Gerritsen, S., Anderson, S., Morton, S., & Wall, C. (2018).Pre-school nutrition-related behaviours at home and early childhood education services: Findings from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study. Public Health Nutrition, 21(7) 1222-1231. doi:10.1017/S1368980017004116 
     
  • Reese, E., Keegan, P., McNaughton, S., TE KANI, K. I. N. G. I., Carr, P. A., Schmidt, J., ... & Morton, S. (2018). Te Reo Māori: indigenous language acquisition in the context of New Zealand English. Journal of child language, 45(2), 340-367. Available here. 
     
  • Reese, E., Peterson, E. R., Waldie, K., Schmidt, J., Bandara, D., Carr, P. A., ... & Morton, S. M. (2016). High hopes? Educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic differences in parents’ aspirations for their unborn children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(12), 3657-3674. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-016-0521-7 
     
  • Bird AL, Carr PEA, Reese E, Morton SMB (2016). Policy translation for early childhood education and care: The Growing Up in New Zealand approach. International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 10(1):5. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40723-016-0021-7 
     
  • Reese, E., Ballard, E., Taumoepeau, M., Taumoefolau, M., Morton, S. B., Grant, C., ... & Perese, L. (2015). Estimating language skills in Samoan-and Tongan-speaking children growing up in New Zealand. First Language, 35(4-5), 407-427. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0142723715596099 

Education Insights Series: 

MSD Reports: 

  • Walsh M.C., Maloney T., Vaithianathan R., & Pereda-Perez P. (2020). School readiness, adversities in childhood experience and access to government services: A scoping study on potential protective factors. Wellington: Ministry of Social Development. ISBN: 978-1-99-002342-2 
     
  • Walsh M.C., Maloney T., Vaithianathan R., & Pereda-Perez P. (2020). Adversities of childhood experience and school readiness: focus on children born to teen and non-teen mothers in the Growing up in New Zealand data. Wellington: Ministry of Social Development. ISBN: 978-1-99-002341-5  
     
  • Duncan, S., Gerritsen, S., D'Souza, S., Stewart, T., & Gibbons, A. (2019). Is participation in Early Childhood Education related to child health and development? Wellington: Ministry of Social Development. Available here. 
     
  • Meissel, K., Reese, E. & Turnbull, S. (2019). Factors of the early learning environment that promote early learning outcomes in Aotearoa / New Zealand. Wellington: Ministry of Social Development. Available here. 
     
  • Meissel, K., Peterson, E., Thomas, S., & Murray, S. (2019). Intentions and decisions about early childhood education: Understanding the determinants and dynamics of households’ early intentions and decisions about ECE and childcare from birth to age two. Wellington, NZ: Ministry of Social Development. Available here. 
     
  • Walsh M., Joyce S., Maloney T., & Vaithianathan R. (2019). Adverse childhood experiences and school readiness outcomes: Results from the Growing up in New Zealand study. Wellington, NZ: Ministry of Social Development. Available here. 

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