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Counties Power launches school programme for local kids

School children in Franklin will be safer and smarter with electricity thanks to a new school programme launched by local lines company Counties Power.

Perseverance pays off for Kiwi writer

A New Zealand education writer, has just had his first English-language textbook go to print in China.

Sobering research and innovative programmes mark World Obesity Day

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.

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Students’ winning websites earn trip to Passchendaele commemorations

Ten secondary school students have created digital resources about the Battle of Passchendaele, winning them the chance to fly to Europe to represent New Zealand in the Passchendaele centennial events.

World-first lockdown app for schools: is your school prepared?

A teacher from New Zealand has created a world first in apps. Iain Rudkin a 4th year technology teacher at St Paul’s Collegiate has created the world’s first Lockdown app which means that a teacher can alert a senior manager of a potentially dangerous situation in the school within seconds of it occurring.

Teachers seek changes to expert funding to help needy kids

Primary and early childhood teachers have asked the Government to let them divert money away from expert teachers to provide extra support for needy kids.

Crisis of Anxiety: A call for more counsellors in our schools

Are we are doing enough to ensure the wellbeing of students at all levels in our schools? ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY reports. 

New dawn for Māori history in schools

Implementation of the New Zealand history curriculum resource, Te Takanga o te Wā was launched in style at Te Papaiouru Marae in Rotorua on Saturday.

New resources to tackle kids’ mental health and emotional wellbeing

Feel Brave and Life Education Trust partner to positively disrupt children’s mental health education in New Zealand.
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