News about road safety education

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  • Essential reading: case studies by Rosemary Hipkins

    13 June 2017. An exploratory report by the NZCER Chief Researcher looks at how teachers are supported to use road safety as a rich context for learning.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/essential-reading-case-studies-by-rosemary-hipkins
  • Cycleways virtual field trip: June 27 start

    9 June 2017. This month, classes can take part in a virtual field trip all about urban cycleways. Free to join. Run by LEARNZ. Find out more.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/cycleways-virtual-field-trip-june-27-start
  • Teachers share good practice at seminars

    June 7 2017. Citizenship and shared responsibility were themes that resonated with educators at recent PD workshops.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/teachers-share-good-practice-at-seminars
  • Pam Hook on citizenship: thinking and acting together

    1 June 2017. Pam Hook talks about the possibilities of educating for citizenship in our schools.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/pam-hook-on-citizenship-thinking-and-acting-together
  • 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
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