News about road safety education

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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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News articles

  • Meet Andrew Penny, LEARNZ Field trip teacher

    July 15 2014: Andrew Penny shares what it's like to be a LEARNZ field trip teacher.
  • Welbourn School Let’s Go

    July 8 2014: A transport mode survey opened Welbourn School’s eyes in 2009.
  • Handy tool keeps road safety in students’ minds

    July 2 2014: People supposedly tied strings around their fingers in ages past, to help them remember something important. Constable Terri Middleton is doing that one better.
  • Tracks are for Trains rail safety slideshare

    June 26 2014:A new rail safety slideshare ‘Tracks are for Trains’ has been developed and is now available for schools on the NZ Transport Agency’s education portal.
  • Rosmini College Auckland Safe Transport online project

    June 17 2014.  A Rosmini College instructor is spreading the word about a project that encourages students to explore transport safety, and connects local students with their peers around the country and the world.
  • A new angle on road safety

    June 10 2014: Setting the scene engages students in trigonometry calculations.
  • Quiet electric trains prompt introduction of new curriculum resources

    June 3 2014. The NZ Transport Agency has made curriculum resources available online to help primary students understand potential dangers around railroad tracks.
  • MacKays to Peka Peka project surveys in real time

    May 30 2014. Road crews are moving 3.5 million cubic meters of earth in the MacKays to Peka Peka project, and there isn’t a single wooden surveyor’s peg in sight to guide them.
  • 2014 Road Safety Week aims to focus attention on the road

    21 May 2014. Road Safety Week is in full swing, and recent headlines of traffic crashes underscores the necessity of getting the message out to as many people as possible. Being safe on the road means saving lives.
  • Memorial Park News: Historic Building begins journey to posterity

    19 May 2014. A national historic building will began its move to posterity on 19 May 2014, one 2.54cm at a time.
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