Economic justification for early investment well acknowledged in report

The Health Select Committee, who were investigating ways to improve outcomes for children in New Zealand, report is out. Brainwave Trust contributed to this by way of two submissions, the second was at the request of the committee. Brainwave’s Treasurer, Anthea Springford prepared a comprehensive economic justification for investing in the first few years, this is well acknowledged in the report. Read more

The Economics of Early Intervention

This report explores the economic benefits of early intervention for children in Aotearoa. There is an increasing body of evidence that shows the earlier the investment in human capital, the higher the rate of return. Read more

Green Paper for Vulnerable Children

The Green Paper for Vulnerable Children is a discussion document which the government is using to test public opinion on how to improve outcomes for vulnerable children. Read more