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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Youth health services provided at school

Pastoral care in schools is increasingly growing and the school health nurse is playing a key role in looking after student health and wellbeing, even going so far as screening for emotional distress.

Helping your kids beat the back-to-school blues

Last year Wellington parent Jo expected some reluctance and a few nerves from her two children as they returned to school, but she was completely unprepared for the “frenzy of anxiety” that hit both...

Mental health support for all Year 1-8 kids in Canterbury

Every child in Canterbury’s primary and intermediate schools now has access to mental health and wellbeing support through their local school thanks to the Government’s Mana Ake programme.

Less than half of schools have robust sun hat policies in place to protect...

Despite schools being encouraged to implement sun protective hat wearing policy to reduce children’s future risk of skin cancer, less than half participating in a University of Otago study had robust policy in place.

New urban cycleway sees increase in children biking to school

The opening of a new South Auckland cycling project designed to improve access for cyclists to public transport hubs has led to an immediate increase in children biking to school.

“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.

Understanding what to do if students self-harm

Self-harm is the direct, deliberate act of hurting or injuring your body, without necessarily wanting to die. Teachers and school staff can support students who are self-harming by understanding and learning about possible steps to prevent or reduce its occurrence.

A valued education

Whose job is it to instil values in our young people? The family’s? The school’s? The teacher’s? Everyone’s? JUDE BARBACK spins the moral and ethical compass.

Beauty tyranny in the age of Instagram

Young women in the age of social media are under ever more intense pressure to look ‘Insta-perfect’ and it’s not making them happy.

Teacher wellbeing – whose responsibility is it?

Alex Burke, CEO at New Zealand EdTech company, Education Perfect, discusses teacher wellbeing and why it is up to everyone in the community to encourage wellbeing among teachers.

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