News about road safety education

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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

  • Much support for school’s cycle tracks

    December 8 2014. Cycle expertise, labour and funding combine to get tracks constructed.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/taranaki/much-support-for-schools-cycle-tracks
  • Bright ideas on parade

    November 2014. Road safety messages featured in student parade.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/bright-ideas-on-parade
  • New manual for school wardens and patrols

    December 4 2014. The technology behind a new type of pedestrian crossing supports a school’s traffic safety team. Also, an updated manual is now available.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/manual-for-school-wardens
  • Revised School Traffic Safety Team Manual

    November 27 2014. Two keen members of a school patrol discuss what it takes to do a good job. An updated version of the School Traffic Safety Team Manual is out now

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/revised-school-traffic-safety-team-manual
  • Learning ideas from Memorial Park virtual field trip

    Here's what happened during the third virtual trip to Wellington's National War Memorial Park and Arras Tunnel, plus places teachers can go to extend student learning.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/learning-ideas-from-memorial-park-virtual-field-trip
  • Hard copy road safety education resources ready to order

    November 2014. Some of the pamphlets used by schools to communicate with families and whānau are available in hard copy. Here’s how to order.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/hard-copy-road-safety-education-resources-ready-to-order
  • Pleasant progress on safe travel

    October 23 2014. Mt Pleasant School students and parents are taking action on safe school travel. They’ve even voiced their concerns on prime time TV.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/canterbury/pleasant-progress-on-safe-travel
  • Wellington’s new tunnel

    October 16 2014. Traffic is flowing through Arras Tunnel, while schools can sign up to November’s virtual field trip to the National War Memorial Park.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/wellingtons-new-tunnel
  • Events for Connected Educator Month

    October 3 2014. Find out how to collaborate online and share resources and ideas for safe school travel.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/events-for-connected-educator-month
  • ULearn: Authentic contexts for safety

    October 3 2014. Teachers to speak about curriculum resource in action, covering rail safety and citizenship.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/ulearn-authentic-contexts-for-safety
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