‘New Zealand teachers can achieve very high levels of literacy with their Year One to Three students if they have evidence-based resources, effective Professional Learning and Development (PLD) and peer support’ says Joy Allcock. Joy is the lead consultant for the Shine Literacy Initiative based in Porirua. The results of this Initiative... Keep Reading
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The Korean Ambassador to New Zealand, HE Mr Seung-bae Yeo, on behalf of the President of the Republic of Korea, presented the New Zealand Korea Veterans’ Memorial Trust with a Presidential Citation on Monday evening at a Concert for Peace held at the Wellington Cathedral. The Presidential Citation is in recognition of and appreciation for the... Keep Reading
Water Safety New Zealand, Swimming New Zealand and The Warehouse are working to address a lag in vital water safety skills in New Zealand primary school children. Student achievement in Water Skills For Life is recorded in a national database and an analysis of the 1.7 million records has identified low levels of achievement across a number of... Keep Reading
Water Safety New Zealand has serious concerns about a lag in vital water safety skills in New Zealand primary school children. Student achievement across 27 skills of Water Skills For Life is recorded in a national database and an analysis of the 1.7 million records has identified low levels of achievement across a number of floating and... Keep Reading
Easter is all about spending time with family and reflection and it’s also a good opportunity to assess how your family prioritises aquatic education for children. New Zealand’s drowning toll is appallingly high per capita for a developed country, and in 2017 88 people lost their lives in fatal drowning incidents that are ... Keep Reading
From the news report by the Newsroom, New Zealand is reckoned to be a place where children's mental health and well-being are neglected, in fact. This alerts the Kiwis that there is a necessity to pay attention to the health condition of our children. Another report from the Newshub urged for the action regarding better mental health education... Keep Reading
Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) is looking to invest in partnerships that deliver drowning prevention interventions to help bring down New Zealand’s high drowning toll. There were 81 fatal preventable drownings last year - 81 needless deaths leaving families and communities devastated. WSNZ CEO Jonty Mills says water safety continues to be a... Keep Reading