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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Students share their experiences of school and education

A new report shares some key insights into young New Zealanders' experience of school and what's important to them when it comes to their education.

Quest to become the “best place in the world to be a child”

Educators and social services agencies were among those to praise the Prime Minister’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill, while others were critical about the focus on targets over action.

Double the number of educational psychologists needed

As the Government announces an inquiry into mental health and addiction services, education groups are calling for double the number of educational psychologists employed in the public sector to improve the mental health of young people.

Stressful job worth it, say principals who love their job

School principals deal with very high levels of stress, according to new research from the New Zealand Council for Educational Research.

No hat, no play? Not always, research shows

New research shows that many children may not be sun-safe during school lunch breaks.

Teachers and doctors call for cross-party work to end child poverty

Educators and doctors are calling for urgent cross-party talks to rid New Zealand of poverty among children.

KidsCan announces new pilot to help Kiwi kids living in hardship

Kiwi kids living in severe hardship will benefit from health, hygiene, household and clothing items thanks to a new pilot programme announced by KidsCan today.

Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese to Tackle Schools Staff Wellbeing in 2018

Landmark mental health toolkit to be rolled out across half of NSW

Principals respond to spate of indecent assaults on women

The recent spate of indecent assaults on young women in the region of Hawke's Bay have outraged people and caused principals to put measures in place to ensure further attacks do not happen.

School survey finds high stress levels and staff struggles

The latest survey of schools by the New Zealand Council of Educational Research reflects some worrying trends for teachers and principals.

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Opinion: Kathy Wolfe – Providing our tamariki with a strong beginning

Much media attention has been devoted to concerns about the quality of some early childhood education (ECE) services, and this year’s begun with the spotlight on the inadequate supply of teachers – including ECE teachers.