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  • The Future Transport Competition Terms 1-2 2017 for Years 1-13
  • Judging comments: Karen Spencer. Curriculum thoughts: Pam Hook
  • Handy page of student tips based on design thinking.

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  • Free PD events for Wellington region

    March 13 2017. Three professional development days for Year 7-13 teachers and principals run in May in Wellington and Kapiti.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/free-pd-events-for-wellington-region
  • Year 6-8 class creates plans for future school entrance

    February 17 2017. Students only had to go as far as the school gate to investigate local transport challenges at a Waikato School.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/year-6-8-class-creates-plans-for-future-school-entrance
  • Tauranga hosts two free teacher PD events in March

    February 8 2017. Citizenship, secondary curriculum areas, literacy and numeracy are all key themes as top educators present.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/tauranga-hosts-two-free-teacher-pd-events-in-march
  • Sharing our roads safely

    February 1 2017. School leaders can help families and whānau start the year well by sharing knowledge about safer journeys to and from school.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/sharing-our-roads-safely
  • Holiday Haiku Competition

    December 23 2016. People can enter poems about road safety in a haiku competition organised by the New Zealand Police.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/holiday-haiku-competition
  • Road code learning online, in class

    November 25 2016. Online literacy tool with road code content gets good response from secondary students.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/road-code-learning-online,-in-class
  • Request for Registrations of Interest - Digital Education Design services

    November 23 2016. The NZ Transport Agency is looking for expertise in digital educational design.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/request-for-registrations-of-interest-digital-education-design-services
  • Deeply personal learning about citizenship while walking

    November 15 2016. Mornings outside Waimairi School (roll approx. 500) are busy with lots of people on foot, reflecting in part how the local streets became a context for learning.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/learning-about-citizenship-while-walking
  • Students promote safety around major road project

    November 9 2016. Students are creating safety messages for a new pedestrian bridge that is part of a local roading project.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/students-promote-safety-around-major-road-project
  • School patrols manual sparks talk of values and service

    November 7 2016. Student speeches and a parade of uniforms added layers of meaning to relaunch of manual for school patrols and wardens.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/school-patrols-manual-sparks-talk-of-values-and-service
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