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Govt boosts youth spending to increase resilience of teens

Peter Griffin posted in on April 4th, 2012.

Government proposals to spend $62 million on mental health issues among the nation’s young people includes money budgeted for schools, online, in communities and in the health system. Prime Minister John Key told the University Youth Health and  Wellbeing Symposium in Wellington on April 4 that the nation’s  youth mental health system had some weaknesses […]

ODT/NZPA:Cellphones could become classroom tools

Peter Griffin posted in on June 14th, 2010.

A new pilot programme underway in Auckland could see teachers switch from banning cell phones in classrooms, to making them compulsory. While schools would have to watch cellphone se closely to prevent problems such as bullying, Professor Noeline Wright, who is assessing the project, feels it is appropriate to use 21st century technology in 21st […]

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