Bullying is a difficult topic to broach in early childhood settings, but experts agree it could be the opportune time to prevent bullying behaviours from developing. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
The survey found that at one in six of the poorest schools less than a quarter of kids have access to home internet.
Bullying Free NZ suggests an evidence-based whole-school approach to preventing bullying in schools.
A South Auckland school that will be forced to hold external exams for the first time says the latest changes to school assessment are "a gigantic step backwards".
Students will face more emphasis on exams and less on internal asessment in changes to the NCEA system unveiled today.
Anti-bullying strategies have failed to eliminate bullying even in the "best" schools, the Education Review Office says.
Schools are encouraged to promote the theme of this year's Bullying-free NZ Week: Whakanuia Tōu Āhua Ake / Celebrating Being Us. Bullying Free NZ Week 2019 is from 13-17 May.
The impact of digital technology on education –and that of educators on the use of social media and other digital platforms-are key themes of the upcoming Education Leaders Forum.