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Sunday, January 24, 2021

Blokes vs Books – A Reading Initiative

Sponsored Article https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8JmeW_QtZo&feature=emb_title Your favourite Kiwi celebs are getting behind the annual New Zealand ‘Blokes vs Books’ campaign to inspire reading amongst New Zealand men. A joint initiative between Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (formerly The Book...

Thousands of free lunchboxes for new entrants in low decile schools

Over 8,000 new entrants at more than 250 low decile schools will receive a lunch box and drink bottle from Sistema as part of a new programme to encourage healthy, waste-free lunches.

Learning life skills in school time prepares students for the real world

Writing CVs, applying for mortgages and enrolling to vote are all important life skills but most people have to learn how to do them on their own. However, students will now be able to learn...

Pact programme supports people to lead better lives

Pact’s Greymouth Community Support worker James Tainui helps support people to lead fulfilling lives in the community.

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.

Kiwi classrooms not ideal for ‘serve and return’ interactions with children

Interacting with adults is necessary for young brains to fully develop, however childhood education experts have found that under-fives need far more “back and forth” interaction than previously thought and question whether our learning environments are suited to this.

Whangārei hub brings together 44 schools, 600 teachers to improve education

An initiative aiming to improve education for thousands of Whangārei students will bring together 600 teachers and 44 schools.

Careerforce-Yale partnership empowers change

Graduates of a transformational leadership development pilot programme shared what they had learnt at a special graduation event held at Careerforce’s Wellington offices in March 2020.

48-hour wellbeing challenge for Kiwi students

Kiwi students from six New Zealand universities will compete in a new 48-hour challenge to improve wellbeing.

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.

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