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.
Developing empathy and encouraging humane treatment towards all animals from the next generation is behind the SPCA’s launch of a series of storybooks for primary school children.
A school food charity says demand for emergency food supplies in low decile schools has doubled over the past 6 years.
SAFE has created an exciting new game on its new Animal Squad website as a tool to help teach young people compassion and empathy.
New classrooms at Havelock North's three primary schools are solving future overcrowding problems, principals say.
School children in Franklin will be safer and smarter with electricity thanks to a new school programme launched by local lines company Counties Power.
Primary school education was seldom mentioned throughout the election campaign and yet for everyone with children or grandchildren education plays an extremely important part in their lives.
Primary and early childhood teachers have asked the Government to let them divert money away from expert teachers to provide extra support for needy kids.
Primary teachers say they are pinning their hopes on New Zealand First or the Greens becoming part of the next Government.