Student wellbeing

Guidelines for the provision of pastoral care, guidance and counselling in secondary schools

Everyone in a school has a role to play in supporting the wellbeing of students. The guidelines - Te Pakiaka Tangata Strengthening Student Wellbeing for Success - help secondary schools and wharekura discuss the roles, expectations and legal requirements of form/whanau teachers, deans, guidance counsellors, school trustees and principals, in the provision of pastoral care.

National mentoring service for Māori and Pasifika students

The National mentoring service for Māori and Pasifika students is aimed at supporting young Māori and Pasifika students to achieve NCEA.

Health and wellbeing information for children and young people

These resources help with wellbeing and health issues including bullying, immunisations, physical activity and healthy lifestyles

Reporting child abuse and neglect

See the Reporting Abuse Protocols in the Useful Resources section of Preparing for and dealing with emergencies and traumatic incidents.

Supporting young people with stress, anxiety and/or depression

The guidelines for supporting young people with stress anxiety or depression (external link)  will help you to support a young person who may be suffering mild to moderate mental health issues.

These guidelines have been developed as part of the Youth Mental Health Project (external link) .

Supporting young people in care

The Supporting children in care guide is for educators in all settings so that they can provide appropriate support for children and young people in care, so they experience wellbeing and achievement.

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