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Saturday, December 5, 2020

How effective is the SWiS programme?

New research shows some encouraging results for the Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) programme.

A balancing act: universities and their responsibilities to students

In light of recent troubles, Education Review asks: where do the boundaries lie when it comes to the actions of university students?

Celebrating diversity in our schools

Today is New Zealand Census Day 2018. This year's census is likely to find New Zealand society is becoming increasingly diverse. RACHEL HELYER DONALDSON looks at what New Zealand schools are doing to celebrate diversity and inclusion.

More support needed to improve school culture, says advocacy group

In a rare move, the Ministry of Education has agreed to override zoning rules to allow a bullied student to change schools this year. Is this merely a Band-Aid solution that avoids addressing an underlying culture of bullying in our schools?

Schools need to focus on kids, not adults – School Trustees Association

Schools need to remember their core business looking after children, not adults.

Kaitao Intermediate ensuring positive behaviour in pupils

A Rotorua school principal believes schools nationwide need to adopt new ways of thinking to ensure they abide by the standards for physical restraint.

48-hour wellbeing challenge for Kiwi students

Kiwi students from six New Zealand universities will compete in a new 48-hour challenge to improve wellbeing.

“Crisis of anxiety”: a call for more counsellors in our schools

Are we are doing enough to ensure the wellbeing of students at all levels in our schools? ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY reports.

Practical ideas to improve student wellbeing

A new piece of NZCER research has culminated in some practical advice for schools on improving student wellbeing and decreasing the incidence of aggressive and bullying behaviours. 

New toolkit to help schools support student wellbeing

A free wellbeing toolkit to support Kiwi kids with their mental health and wellbeing has been launched by the All Right? campaign. Sparklers consists of 36 activities that teachers can use to help their year...
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