In a rare move, the Ministry of Education has agreed to override zoning rules to allow a bullied student to change schools this year. Is this merely a Band-Aid solution that avoids addressing an underlying culture of bullying in our schools?
Schools need to remember their core business looking after children, not adults.
A Rotorua school principal believes schools nationwide need to adopt new ways of thinking to ensure they abide by the standards for physical restraint.
Are we are doing enough to ensure the wellbeing of students at all levels in our schools? ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY reports.
A free wellbeing toolkit to support Kiwi kids with their mental health and wellbeing has been launched by the All Right? campaign. Sparklers consists of 36 activities that teachers can use to help their year...
In New Zealand, single-gender education is a choice parents can make – not a common scenario in comparable state education systems. As the debate continues to burn in the US, JAYLAN BOYLE talks to two principals of single-gender schools about why they believe their school environment is a force for good – both cite reasons that might not be immediately obvious.
With Bullying-Free NZ Week happening this week, JUDE BARBACK suggests we need to make sure our children understand what constitutes bullying and how to deal with it.
GRANT RIX shares the journey of a ‘mindfulness in schools’ programme that is making a difference to the wellbeing and learning outcomes of Kiwi kids.