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  • 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

  • Memorial Park history by the numbers

    March 2 2015. A look at some of the historical facts and dates behind the virtual field trip to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park starting March 24.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/memorial-park-history-by-the-numbers
  • Memorial Park: collaboration boosted by online learning

    February 26 2015. Classroom collaboration and engagement are outcomes from virtual field trips. Memorial Park 4 starts March 24.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/memorial-park-collaboration-boosted-by-online-learning
  • Virtual trip sparks learning on national and family history

    February 16 2015. Anzac Day 2015 approaches. Before then, classes can join the LEARNZ virtual trip to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-trip-sparks-learning-on-national-and-family-history
  • Tune up on safe cycling

    February 12 2015. February is Bike Wise Month and there are plenty of ways for schools to help students pedal safely.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/tune-up-on-safe-cycling
  • Virtual field trip employs social media

    February 9 2015. Students will be encouraged to share their ideas during a virtual field trip that connects with the nation’s First World War history.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-field-trip-employs-social-media
  • Safe travel a key outcome of The Big Event resources

    January 2015. Students interested in this year’s sporting action can gain from teacher resources about safe travel to big events.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/safe-travel-a-key-outcome-of-the-big-event-resources
  • Virtual trip brings Anzac centenary into sight

    January 27 2015. Teachers can bring their students up close to the site of the Anzac centenary with March’s virtual field trip to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-trip-brings-anzac-centenary-into-sight
  • More schools plan use of Pam Hook’s curriculum resource

    January 23 2015. Primary schools around New Zealand are planning how to use the latest curriculum resource by Pam Hook, based around citizenship and safe local journeys.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/more-schools-plan-use-of-pam-hooks-curriculum-resource
  • Students learn to keep clear of trains

    December 15 2014. Taupiri School students and caregivers heard how to stay safe around rail tracks, trains and construction zones.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/waikato/students-learn-to-keep-clear-of-trains
  • School to use new curriculum resource in 2015

    December 10 2014. A primary school will use the latest NZ Transport Agency curriculum resource in conjunction with new bike tracks.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/school-to-use-new-curriculum-resource-in-2015
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