Student behaviour - help and guidance

Behaviour services to help schools

Services to support teachers and parents to manage children and students with extreme behaviour needs.

Services to help manage behaviour

Accessing the Interim Response Fund (IRF)

The Interim Response Fund is a fund is to keep students engaged in learning following a significantly challenging behavioural event.

Interim Response Fund 

Searching and confiscating student property

Guidelines to assist you to develop an appropriate and practical approach to searching students and confiscating their property.

Surrender and retention of property and searches

Stand-downs, suspensions, exclusions and expulsions

Guidelines describing the processes for stand-downs, suspensions, exclusions and expulsions and help you to act fairly and legally.

Guidelines Part 1 — Legal options

Guidelines Part 2 — Good practice

Gang insignia on school property — how to prevent this

Information about the 2013 legislation prohibiting gang insignia on school property, the gang insignia that are covered by this legislation and what your school can do to try to prevent this happening.

Prohibiting gang insignia on school property

Help returning young people to education from the Justice system

Education assessments aim to return child and youth offenders to school.

Education assessments

Seclusion in schools

Seclusion is not acceptable practice in New Zealand schools. 

No seclusion in schools and ECEs

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