A new children’s activity book – Bright Ideas for Young Minds – has been hailed as an aid to neurodevelopment and a resource that builds resilience by the Dunedin Study’s Professor Richie Poulton.
A Tauranga counsellor says she is seeing increasing levels of anxiety in children and would like counsellors to be brought into primary schools to address the issues earlier.
An Ako Aotearoa co-funded project currently in progress, is already providing adult learners with dyslexia the assistance they need to be successful in their tertiary studies.
The University of Auckland’s Dean of Education and Social Work, Professor Graeme Aitken, grew up in schools and knew he was going to be a teacher from age 15. Now retiring after 40 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer and Dean, he presented a retrospective lecture of his time in Education.
Developing empathy and encouraging humane treatment towards all animals from the next generation is behind the SPCA’s launch of a series of storybooks for primary school children.
A comprehensive school health clinic is making all the difference in the lives of kids who otherwise might not get the care they need.
SAFE has created an exciting new game on its new Animal Squad website as a tool to help teach young people compassion and empathy.
School children in Franklin will be safer and smarter with electricity thanks to a new school programme launched by local lines company Counties Power.
With today (11 October) being World Obesity Day, it is appropriate to reveal the findings of new research that shows Kiwi kids are exposed to around 27 unhealthy food advertisements per day.