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Thursday, March 22, 2018

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.

Mount Maunganui school to host pilot diabetes education programme

A week of healthy eating, moving and learning awaits students at Arataki Primary School in Mount Maunganui. Two key messages for the children would be positive and simple: drink more water, eat real food.

Wearable cameras will record the marketing of ‘healthy’ food to children

Children will wear small portable cameras on their clothes as part of a new Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland study that will investigate how the marketing of healthy products and lifestyles affects children’s everyday lives.

Local teachers grow mos for a cause

John Paul College teachers Tim Bell, Mat Synge, Jason Liddall and Tom Walker will be looking to raise awareness for the cause.

New child health and education hub to open at queenstown’s remarkables park

A health and education hub incorporating a new Early Learning Centre, extra-curricular facility Kip McGrath and offices for much-needed child wellbeing services will open next year at Queenstown’s Remarkables Park.

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Off the record: Sir Ken’s talk missed the mark

One teacher who attended Sir Ken Robinson’s talk on Monday, said although it was entertaining it left him feeling “unenlightened and disappointed”.