News about road safety education

Find news on education resources and programmes supported by the NZ Transport Agency. Includes stories about road safety activities from around New Zealand schools and regions.

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  • Request for Registrations of Interest - Digital Education Design services

    November 23 2016. The NZ Transport Agency is looking for expertise in digital educational design.
  • Deeply personal learning about citizenship while walking

    November 15 2016. Mornings outside Waimairi School (roll approx. 500) are busy with lots of people on foot, reflecting in part how the local streets became a context for learning.
  • Students promote safety around major road project

    November 9 2016. Students are creating safety messages for a new pedestrian bridge that is part of a local roading project.
  • School patrols manual sparks talk of values and service

    November 7 2016. Student speeches and a parade of uniforms added layers of meaning to relaunch of manual for school patrols and wardens.
  • Driver times and breaks for school trips

    October 12 2016. Here is some guidance for teachers or other adults driving vehicles on school trips.
  • Being part of the conversation

    September 21 2016. Social marketing on road safety needs to encourage young people to join in the conversation about shared road use.
  • Large parade celebrates school patrols

    September 5 2016. Wellington hosts event to show support for students who volunteer to help their peers get to and from school safely.
  • Road safety champions embrace new role

    September 2 2016. Christchurch schools are building on the success of the school patrol as students champion safe road use.
  • Stay alert at rail crossings

    August 19 2016. Fascinating video will get you thinking about staying alert when crossing train tracks.
  • Learning to be safe around tracks and trains

    August 15 2016. Rail safety is a focus for learning at a West Coast school. Rail Safety Week highlights the importance of this topic for all New Zealand.
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