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Kindness should be child’s play – SAFE launches interactive children’s game

SAFE has created an exciting new game on its new Animal Squad website as a tool to help teach young people compassion and empathy.

NZ Book Council partners with Harry Potter publisher to improve literacy rates

A new initiative between New Zealand Book Council and Bloomsbury is designed to improve child literacy rates.

Join​ ​the​ ​movement​ ​spreading​ ​kindness​ ​across​ Australasian ​schools

Take the Choose Kind Classroom Challenge and become a Certified Kind Classroom

Students are “flying” with Te Reo Māori version of maths resource

A new Te Reo Māori version of a popular maths resource has enabled students at a kura in Hamilton to complete activities that they previously couldn’t.

Students’ ignorance about money sparks new financial literacy program

Kiwi kids' poor understanding of money sparked the creation of a new online financial literacy program.

Bullying-Free Week starts with the launch of ‘Oat the Goat’

A unique digital animation by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin launched today which aims to teach children about empathy and acceptance.

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.

Kiwi classrooms save native birds with Squawk Squad

Kiwi classrooms will have the opportunity to experience New Zealand’s native birdlife like never before thanks to a new virtual reality experience on offer from Squawk Squad.

Comps and resources galore for eco-friendly schools

A range of gardening and environmental competitions and initiatives are currently open to New Zealand schools that are keen to take advantage of programmes promoting a sustainable and healthy approach to life.

Understanding the World of Adult Dyslexics

Jane Kjersten discusses what inspired a book on adult dyslexia.
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