Project Code: 10456254
Faculty: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Department: Learning, Development and Professional Practice
Main Supervisor: Associate Professor Gavin Brown
Principal investigator: Dist Prof Jane Harding
Application open date: 04 Nov 2019
Application deadline: 01 Feb 2021
Enrolment information: NZ Citizens, NZ Permanent Residents, International
The educational outcomes of children who had low blood glucose as newborn babies or poor nutrition at early school age is unknown.
This project will involve assessing growth, development and behaviour of children at 6-7 years who took part in either the hPOD trial of dextrose gel or the ProVIDE trial of additional protein.
This project is part of a 5-year HRC program grant.
Experience in a education-related discipline. Examples include (but are not limited to) educational psychology, education, developmental psychology, psychometrics, neonatology, nursing, midwifery, paediatrics, obstetrics, and nutrition.
i) To develop a screen-based assessment of academic, cognitive, physical, and behavioural skills to be administered at school in 6-7-year old children.
ii) To use this assessment to determine the relationships between early medical interventions and early schooling development.
- Assessment and Testing in Education: Psychological and Statistical Processes
- Advancing doctoral education in statistics: Tools, curriculum and pedagogy
- What do families want to know about outcomes after trials of new treatments in pregnancy and the newborn?
- Childhood outcomes after dextrose gel for preventing low glucose levels in babies
- Childhood outcomes after a trial of extra protein for babies born very preterm