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.
Bullying Free NZ suggests an evidence-based whole-school approach to preventing bullying in schools.
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.
Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.
New research shows that New Zealand secondary schools feel under pressure to meet the increasingly complex needs of students, including mental health issues.
Every child in Canterbury’s primary and intermediate schools now has access to mental health and wellbeing support through their local school thanks to the Government’s Mana Ake programme.
Over 8,000 new entrants at more than 250 low decile schools will receive a lunch box and drink bottle from Sistema as part of a new programme to encourage healthy, waste-free lunches.
Scores of Kiwis are ditching their loafers, heels or sneakers in favour of gumboots today, in support of inaugural mental health initiative Gumboot Friday.