Student wellbeing

Find out about programmes, resources and tools that can help support the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of your students and staff.

Level of compliance Main audience Other


  • Boards
  • Principals and Tumuaki
  • Teachers and Kaiako
  • Parents, Caregivers and Whānau

Digital technology safe use guide for schools

All schools want a safe digital environment. The Digital Technology: Safe and responsible use in schools guide (‘Digital Technology guide’) has been developed to help your school achieve this.

Emergencies and traumatic incidents

Information and resources to help your school prepare for and deal with a natural disaster, pandemic or traumatic incident, including criminal acts or student suicide.

Health and safety requirements for school leaders

Information and resources for schools and early learning services to help you meet your health and safety obligations, and the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

Inclusive education

Find out about inclusive education in New Zealand schools, including your school's legal obligations. Our resources can help your school or early learning service support students with diverse needs.

Managing risks and hazards at school

Information for schools and early learning services on how to identify, assess and manage risks, and keep students and staff safe both on- and off-site.

Student and staff health

Find information to help support the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of your staff and students.

Supporting transitions in and out of the school system

Information in this section will help schools support students who are entering, returning to or leaving the New Zealand school system.

Wellbeing in schools

Information to help you support, mentor and counsel students, keep them safe physically and online, and deal with bullying.

Wellbeing in education

The Government has released the New Zealand Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy. The strategy uses six outcomes to describe what wellbeing means for children and young people.

Last reviewed: Has this been useful? Give us your feedback