True to its name, the Wellbeing Budget delivered initiatives to support young people’s health and wellbeing, including the expansion of the nurses in schools programme.
Two new drugs being trialled in Auckland could help autistic youngsters focus better at school, interact with others more comfortably and hold down a job, researchers are hoping.
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.