News about road safety education

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  • Effective understandings about road safety learners

    29 May 2017. Here’s how a richer view of young people’s culture and lives can help with road safety education planning. Key questions for planning included.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/effective-understandings-about-road-safety-learners
  • Road safety week: from a special guinea pig to future transport

    May 8 2017. Road safety week is now on. Get involved through classroom learning, the Future Transport Competition, or by spreading the messages of a very special guinea pig.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/road-safety-week-2017
  • Cycling stars in new Health and PE curriculum resources

    May 2 2017. Safe cycling is the focus of new Health and Physical Education curriculum resources for junior and senior secondary classes.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/cycling-stars-in-new-health-and-pe-curriculum-resources
  • Safety around trucks is focus for curriculum resources

    April 24 2017. New curriculum resources use safety around trucks as a context for concepts in science, mathematics, social studies and health and PE.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/safety-around-trucks-is-focus-for-curriculum-resources
  • Free PD events for Wellington region

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

    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
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