Outcomes Framework - Wellbeing dimension

Wellbeing – Indicators and indicative measures

Young South Australians are happy, inspired and engaged

Children have early experiences that enhance their development

  • Proportion of children with special needs, birth to five years, attending approved child care services
  • Proportion and number of three-year-old Aboriginal children enrolled in a quality pre-school program[1]
  • Proportion of children enrolled in a quality pre-school program in the year before attending fulltime school.

Children and young people are connected to family, friends and culture

  • Proportion of children and young people participating in cultural activities
  • Proportion of children and young people attending cultural venues and events[2]
  • Proportion of children and young people feeling connected to adults in their home
  • Proportion of children and young people feeling connected to adults in their school
  • Proportion of children and young people feeling connected to adults in their community
  • Proportion of children and young people with one or more friends, in whom they can confide.

Children and young people play and participate in recreational activities

  • Proportion of children and young people participating in organised activities outside of school hours[3]
  • Proportion of children and young people participating in sport or recreational physical activities.

Children and young people are leading satisfied lives

  • Proportion of children and young people feeling optimistic about life
  • Proportion of children and young people reporting a medium to high level of satisfaction with life
  • Rate of suicide for children and young people.

 

[1]  The Department for Education funds early access to preschool for three year old Aboriginal children.
[2]  Cultural activities include going to a public library, art gallery, museum, or a performing arts event.
[3]  Activities include sports, music, arts and craft.

Health

Young South Australians are physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.

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Safety

Young South Australians are safe and nurtured.


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Wellbeing

Young South Australians are happy, inspired and engaged.

Education

Young South Australians are successful learners.


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Citizenship

Young South Australians participate actively in society.

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