The CCYP is engaged in a range of research and evaluation activities that seek to improve policy and practice for children and young people, including those undertaken by postgraduate students. The Centre works collaboratively with organizations, particularly those in regional and rural areas, who may wish to their enhance policy and practice related to the wellbeing of children and young people through research and evaluation activities.
Below are a list of some of our current research projects.
Improving Wellbeing Through Student Participation at School
Professor Anne Graham - Chief Investigator (CCYP - SCU) Dr Sharon Bessell - Chief Investigator (ANU) Associate Professor Judy Cashmore - Chief Investigator (USYD) Professor Nigel Thomas - (UCLAN) Dr Ruth Habgood (NSW Advocate for Children & Young People) Dr Lyn Gardon (NSW Department of Education and Communities) Dr Paul Thornton (Catholic Schools Office, Lismore) Dr Catharine Simmons - Research Associate (CCYP - SCU) Dr Donnah Anderson - Research Associate (CCYP - SCU) Alison Moss - Research Assistant (CCYP - SCU)
Evaluating the Challenges and Opportunities for Parent-School Partnership
Professor Anne Graham, Dr Donnah Anderson, Dr Catharine Simmons
Seasons for Growth Parent Program
Professor Anne Graham, Melinda Phillips, Julia Truscott
Inhouse Inquiry Research Project 2014: A National Partnership Teacher Quality Program
Dr Judith Wilks, Dr Brad Shipway, Professor Anne Graham
Student Engagement in Christian Meditation
Professor Anne Graham, Dr Donnah Anderson
Facilitating the participation of children in Family Law Processes
Professor Anne Graham,(Adjunct) Professor Judy Cashmore, Felicity Bell
Belonging and Connection
Dr Sally Robinson, Danielle Notara, Meaghan Vosz
Ethical Research Involving Children
Dr Mary Ann Powell, Professor Anne Graham, Dr Donnah Anderson
Safe at Schools?
Dr Sally Robinson, Professor Anne Graham, Lel D'Aegher, Philip French
Dr Sally Robinson, Assoc. Professor Karen Fisher, Dr Christiane Purcal, Ariella Meltzer, Professor Deborah Brennan, Ngila Bevan
Space and Place
Dr Sally Robinson, Professor Anne Graham, Assoc Professor Karen Fisher
Professor Anne Graham, Dr Catharine Simmons, Dr Donnah Anderson, Ruth Habgood, Melissa Goldman
Dr Sally Robinson, Robert Strike, SPRC staff
Wellbeing in Schools
Professor Anne Graham, Dr Robyn Fitzgerald, Dr Mary Ann Powell, Dr Donnah Anderson, Dr Catharine Simmons, Nadine White, Donna Shipway, Professor Nigel Thomas
Download a sample of our recently completed projects. Not all previous projects are listed.