News about road safety education

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  • ULearn: Authentic contexts for safety

    October 3 2014. Teachers to speak about curriculum resource in action, covering rail safety and citizenship.
  • School Journal features Manawatu Gorge slip

    October 20 2014. Students can read about the impact of a massive landslide that blocked a highway for 15 months, and how it was cleared.
  • Find more on Pinterest and Pond

    October 9 2014. Teachers can find more interesting resources, facts and media on Pinterest and Pond.
  • Mudfish move back

    September 26 2014. A rare native fish gets a new habitat as a highway project continues in the Waikato.
  • Students push for change

    September 16 2014. Students campaigned for lower speed limits, as their Taranaki school grew community ownership of safe travel.
  • Students grow highway oaks

    September 9 2014. School children are having a hand in greening the environment alongside a new expressway.
  • Wilford students publish Māori medium road safety picture book

    August 2014. Bilingual students in year 1-3 celebrated the launch of a print and digital book in te reo Māori all about staying safe at the school gate.
  • Mounting a successful safe travel campaign

    22 August 2014. Student leaders are interpreting how the key competencies can guide their classmates in the direction of safe school travel.
  • Rail crossing storyboard for schools

    11 August 2014. It’s Rail Safety Week and a new resource can help school students learn about safe places to cross railway lines.
  • Matua kick starts walking buses

    July 22 2014: Thanks to Matua School's students and their families, the greater community is now more actively involved in school life. More importantly, they also have a broader awareness of safe travel practices to school.
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