Landmark mental health toolkit to be rolled out across half of NSW
Kārearea, the threatened and protected bird on our $20 banknote, is set to get new support from the nation’s children as nesting season begins.
A new children’s activity book – Bright Ideas for Young Minds – has been hailed as an aid to neurodevelopment and a resource that builds resilience by the Dunedin Study’s Professor Richie Poulton.
A Tauranga counsellor says she is seeing increasing levels of anxiety in children and would like counsellors to be brought into primary schools to address the issues earlier.
An Ako Aotearoa co-funded project currently in progress, is already providing adult learners with dyslexia the assistance they need to be successful in their tertiary studies.
The University of Auckland’s Dean of Education and Social Work, Professor Graeme Aitken, grew up in schools and knew he was going to be a teacher from age 15. Now retiring after 40 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer and Dean, he presented a retrospective lecture of his time in Education.
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.