Otago Polytechnic is introducing a tool that empowers learners to develop work-ready capabilities that employers are looking for – complementary to their academic achievements. Several schools, including Otago Girls’ High School, Otago Boys’ High School...
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.
A recent Education Central opinion piece struck a chord with teachers when it raised the question of whether the current level of mental health and wellbeing support teachers receive is sufficient. Rachel Helyer Donaldson follows up on this issue, probing to find out what support is currently given and what is needed.
There are calls to increase funding for school guidance counsellors immediately following the release of the Mental Health Inquiry's report.
Developing long-term strategies to help children approach – rather than avoid – situations which might spark anxiety is key to preventing anxiety disorders having a negative impact on their lifelong mental health. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson