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The ACWP Questionnaire : Results of the Field Trial : The Australian Child Wellbeing Project : Draft Phase Three Report
Well Being
  • Petra Lietz, ACER
  • Elizabeth O'Grady, ACER
  • Mollie Tobin, ACER
  • Helen Popple, Flinders University
  • Myra Hamilton, University of NewSouth Wales
  • Gerry Redmond, Flinders University
Publication Date
6-1-2014
Subjects
Well being, Middle years, Children, Adolescents, Primary school students, Secondary school students, Child development, Disadvantaged, Questionnaire, Field tests, Student surveys, National surveys, Data collection, Research methodology
Comments

The Australian Child Wellbeing Project is being conducted by a team of researchers at Flinders University of South Australia, the University of New South Wales, and the Australian Council for Educational Research. It is funded by the Australian Research Council through a Linkage Grant, and supported by partner organisations including the Departments of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, and Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Abstract

This is the Phase Three report of the Australian Child Wellbeing Project (ACWP) which is a child-centred study that started with young people’s perspectives to design a major nationally representative survey of wellbeing among 8-14 year olds. The Phase three report describes and presents analysis on the field trial of the ACWP survey which occurred in ten schools in New South Wales and Victoria in March 2014. The chapters in this report cover: sample characteristics and missing data analysis, descriptive and frequency analysis, factor and reliability analysis, examination of specific questions or items and question order, measuring affluence deprivation, inserting a new question on caring, international comparisons, and online administration.

Place of Publication
Bedford Park SA; Sydney NSW; Melbourne Vic
Publisher
Flinders University; University of New South Wales; Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Citation Information
Lietz, P., O’Grady, E., Tobin, M., Popple, H., Hamilton, M & Redmond, G. (2014). The ACWP questionnaire: Results of the Field Trial. Phase Three Report for the Australian Child Wellbeing Project. Bedford Park SA: Flinders University; Sydney NSW: University of New South Wales; Melbourne Vic: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).