Student voice in practice

Ideas for putting student leadership, agency and voice into practice.

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Aotea College, Wellbeing Bubble

Made ‘for students, by students, in partnership with staff’, Aotea College’s Wellbeing Bubble encourages young people to take agency in decisions about their wellbeing, including bullying.

Papanui High School

Student voice and bullying prevention as part of Year 12 health studies. Winner: Bullying Prevention Superstar, 2018.

In the news...

Read about student-led initiatives in schools across New Zealand.

Bullying-Free NZ Annual Awards

Check out lots of examples of student voice among the award winners in the annual Bullying-Free NZ 2018 and 2017 competitions.

Classroom activities

Browse our selection of activities to harness student voice on our classroom activities and school events pages, including School Map and School Values Voting Wall.

Student leadership, voice and agency

Read more about student leadership, voice and agency, one of the nine elements of the Bullying-Free NZ Framework. Watch teachers and students talk about what student voice means to them.