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Bullying persists even in the ‘best’ schools, says Education Review Office (ERO)

Anti-bullying strategies have failed to eliminate bullying even in the "best" schools, the Education Review Office says.

Bullying-Free NZ Week is all about Celebrating Being Us

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.

Praise for Piki: Wellington students welcome free mental health support

Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.

Secondary schools need more support for student wellbeing

New research shows that New Zealand secondary schools feel under pressure to meet the increasingly complex needs of students, including mental health issues.

Mental health support for all Year 1-8 kids in Canterbury

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.

Thousands of free lunchboxes for new entrants in low decile schools

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.

Gumboot Friday: Kiwis ditch shoes in favour of gumboots in support of kids’ mental...

Scores of Kiwis are ditching their loafers, heels or sneakers in favour of gumboots today, in support of inaugural mental health initiative Gumboot Friday.

US teacher’s mental health ‘check-in’ board goes viral

A US teacher's "check-in" board, which allows students to anonymously express how they are feeling, has gone viral.

Youth health services provided at school

Pastoral care in schools is increasingly growing and the school health nurse is playing a key role in looking after student health and wellbeing, even going so far as screening for emotional distress.

Aroha’s Way – giving children the tools to understand their mental health

By award-winning New Zealand author Craig Phillips, Aroha's Way is anticipated to be an important contribution to mental health literature. Here, publisher Bex Lipp talks about the journey that led to the book's creation.
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