News about road safety education

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Newsletter 34 preview

  • The Future Transport Competition Terms 1-2 2017 for Years 1-13
  • Judging comments: Karen Spencer. Curriculum thoughts: Pam Hook
  • Handy page of student tips based on design thinking.

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News articles

  • Secondary students record radio safety ad

    May 22 2015. Media studies students have heard local radio air their message about the dangers of driving on “summer ice”.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/secondary-students-record-radio-safety-ad
  • NCEA AS 1.10 maths and stats resource published

    May 19 2015. New teaching resources get students using statistical enquiry cycle to investigate the impact of cell phone use and tiredness on concentration levels when driving.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/ncea-as-1.10-maths-and-stats-resource-published
  • Road safety walk ties into classroom learning

    May 12 2015. A school’s junior primary students will learn about road safety throughout the term.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/road-safety-walk-ties-into-classroom-learning
  • Road Safety Week as it happened

    May 7 2015. This article links to news articles and social media generated during the global Road Safety Week which began on Monday.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/road-safety-week-as-it-happened
  • Student learning showcased

    May 6 2015. It’s Road Safety Week but great learning takes place throughout the year. Here are highlights from student road safety projects in recent times.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/student-learning-showcased
  • Starter classroom activities by Pam Hook

    May 5 2015. Road Safety week is underway. A package of five curriculum activities by Pam Hook is ready for teachers to use in the classroom.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/starter-classroom-activities-by-pam-hook
  • Road Safety Week begins

    May 4 2015. Road Safety Week begins today. Here's a look at how young people are getting involved around the world via social media.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/road-safety-week-begins
  • NZ schools join global road safety week

    April 22 2015. Local, national and international campaigns to save children’s lives on the roads are in focus starting May 4.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/nz-schools-join-global-road-safety-week
  • Online tool for learning the road code

    April 8 2015. Learners can build literacy and numeracy as they prepare for driver licensing through online modules.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/online-tool-for-learning-the-road-code
  • March 24 marks the start of the war memorial field trip

    March 16 2015. Students can investigate the significance of the new Pukeahu National War Memorial Park during a virtual field trip this month. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/march-24-marks-the-start-of-the-war-memorial-field-trip
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