News about road safety education

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  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Events for Connected Educator Month

    October 3 2014. Find out how to collaborate online and share resources and ideas for safe school travel.
  • ULearn: Authentic contexts for safety

    October 3 2014. Teachers to speak about curriculum resource in action, covering rail safety and citizenship.
  • School Journal features Manawatu Gorge slip

    October 20 2014. Students can read about the impact of a massive landslide that blocked a highway for 15 months, and how it was cleared.
  • Find more on Pinterest and Pond

    October 9 2014. Teachers can find more interesting resources, facts and media on Pinterest and Pond.
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