Ideas take root after an inspirational event
Enviroschools facilitates opportunities for students to connect with one another and also to their place. With research showing that mindfulness and being in nature can mitigate anxiety, the value of this kind of interaction is clear. An event hosting renowned primatologist and conservationist, Jane Goodall provides a catalyst for students to strengthen these connections.
Seatoun School takes action for community guardianship
Seatoun School is sited on some very special land right beside the ocean and the Oruaiti Reserve on Motu Kairangi. The students and staff take their responsibility to show kaitiakitanga seriously. This story is about an engaging whole school inquiry that led to a range of positive community actions.
Kowhaiwhai at Carterton
Carterton School students have been studying identity and diversity. This learning has developed a deeper understanding of inclusivity and led to them developing kowhaiwhai panels to represent their community. Read more here about how these panels were designed and what they represent.
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