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  • Outstanding art project for students

    March 21 2014. Students worked with artist in hands-on project to decorate marker posts leading the way to school.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/outstanding-art-project-for-students
  • Conference sessions look behind the TV ads

    March 17 2014. This week’s Wellington LoopEd conference for teachers includes expert insight into road safety campaigns, and the latest road safety curriculum resources.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/conference-sessions-look-behind-the-tv-ads
  • Smartphones, statistics and how we travel

    March 14 2014. Statistics teachers looking for an example of how statisticians design investigations and gather data can find plenty of interest in the latest developments behind the Household Travel Survey.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/smartphones,-statistics-and-how-we-travel
  • Rail safety adds depth to new curriculum resources

    February 21 2014. New primary curriculum resources support students to take an active role in managing safety around railways, just as Auckland prepares for electric trains.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/rail-safety-adds-depth-to-new-curriculum-resources
  • Go by bike in February

    February 3 2014. It’s back to school in February, which is also Bike Wise Month when schools, communities and workplaces can promote safe sharing of the road.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/go-by-bike-in-february
  • Join next virtual field trip

    January 31 2014. Construction of the underpass tunnel is coming up at Wellington's National War Memorial Park. Teachers can sign their class up to the next virtual field trip starting May 13 2014.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/join-next-virtual-field-trip
  • Hi-tech motorway mower arrives

    January 13 2014. Cutting the grass on steep embankments is a tricky technology challenge, and the solution echoes a student project from the past.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/hi-tech-motorway-mower-arrives
  • New secondary English resources released

    2 December 2013. Creative writing, persuasive texts and the impact of our decisions in shared spaces like the road network – new curriculum resources have much to offer for 2014.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/new-secondary-english-resources-released
  • Poster details Auckland’s monster tunneling machine

    July 8 2013. Student projects could build on details of the massive machine being shipped to work on motorway tunnel.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/poster-details-aucklands-monster-tunneling-machine
  • Year 13 stats classes delve into road safety

    July 5 2013. A statistics teacher explains how he built up an NCEA level 3 practice assignment from NZTA curriculum resources.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/year-13-stats-classes-delve-into-road-safety
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