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Student-led approach to bullying prevention getting results internationally

The head of a successful anti-bullying campaign in British schools recently visited Auckland to talk about the key strategy behind the campaign and how it is turning the tide.

Embracing differences key to anti-bullying campaign, Education Gazette,  ISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 19(external link)

Creating safer online environments

The free Netsafe Kit, part of the new 2018 Netsafe Schools Programme, can help teachers and schools to understand and address the behaviours that cause online bullying.

Creating safer online environments, Education Gazette, ISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 19(external link)

Embrace it!

A new campaign developed by students at Thames High School aims to remove the power from bullies by nurturing confidence and self-esteem in those they target.

Embracing differences key to anti-bullying campaign, Education Gazette,  ISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 18(external link)

Five ways to improve student wellbeing

The Mental Health Foundation is encouraging teachers to plan activities throughout the year to improve students’ wellbeing.

Five ways to improve student wellbeing, Education Gazette, ISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 18(external link)

Testing the new Sparklers resource

Students at Breens Intermediate School were the first to test the new Sparklers resources for Year 7 and 8 students, and the school is noticing a difference.

New wellbeing resource sparks students’ engagement with school, Education Gazette, ISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 18(external link)

Students link wellbeing to learning

Earlier this year, a report looking at the emotional wellbeing of students was released as part of the ‘Education matters to me’ series.

Students link emotional wellbeing to learning, Education Gazette, ISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 16(external link)

Student-led drive to stop bullying

After student voice captured in their Wellbeing@school survey identified bullying as a major concern, Kaitaia College have developed a student-led intiative to change school culture permanently.

Student-led drive to stop bullying in Far North, Education Gazette, ISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 15(external link)

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