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Are you New Zealand’s healthiest school?

A new programme designed to get Kiwi kids moving and stay healthy could see primary schools score a visit from rugby legend Cory Jane and hockey legend Gemma McCaw.

New tool recognises work-ready capabilities in secondary and tertiary students

Otago Polytechnic is introducing a tool that empowers learners to develop work-ready capabilities that employers are looking for – complementary to their academic achievements. Several schools, including Otago Girls’ High School, Otago Boys’ High School...

School survey finds high stress levels and staff struggles

The latest survey of schools by the New Zealand Council of Educational Research reflects some worrying trends for teachers and principals.

Fighting racism in our schools

A Māori educational leader is welcoming a new programme to tackle racism and bias in New Zealand schools. By Thomas Croskery.

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.

Double the number of educational psychologists needed

As the Government announces an inquiry into mental health and addiction services, education groups are calling for double the number of educational psychologists employed in the public sector to improve the mental health of young people.

Losing the battle: The desperate need for more mental health funding in schools

ROWAN EDWARDS says we urgently need to increase funding for mental health services at primary and intermediate schools.

Putting counsellors in primary schools ‘best thing Government has done’

A move to address child mental health and behavioural issues by piloting counsellors in primary schools has been dubbed "the best thing the Government has done" by a Rotorua counsellor.

Principals respond to spate of indecent assaults on women

The recent spate of indecent assaults on young women in the region of Hawke's Bay have outraged people and caused principals to put measures in place to ensure further attacks do not happen.

Parents want more life skills taught at school

A new study shows Kiwi parents want their children to be taught life skills as part of their education.

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