Student and staff health
This directory connects to information to support the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of your staff and students.
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Further reading on this subject is essential as it regards mandatory action. Education providers have responsibilities to keep their staff and students safe, as outlined in legislation which includes the Education and Training Act 2020 and the Health and Safety at Work Act 2014.
- Injury and illness – support, rehabilitation and management
- Wellbeing for staff
- Pastoral care and wellbeing
- CPR training and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools
- Promoting healthy lifestyles
- Health conditions in education settings
- School High Health Needs Fund
- COVID-19 updates
- Measles information
- Further information
Find guidance on how best to manage staff illness and injury. This page also includes downloadable resources that aid with reporting incidents and following proper procedures.
Health and wellbeing programmes aim to improve the health of workers and their families while reducing health-related costs to the school or early learning service.
This directory connects to information and resources regarding supporting, mentoring and counselling students. Information about keeping students safe both physically and online can also be found on this page, including advice on bullying.
Resources and information which will support schools if a cardiac arrest affects an adult or a child.
We've developed resources in consultation with the Ministry of Health to assist schools and early childhood education services to promote healthy lifestyles.
This information helps education providers to meet their requirements and provide a learning environment that is inclusive of students with health conditions.
The School High Health Needs Fund (SHHNF) supports students at school and kura who have significant health conditions. The Ministry of Education makes a contribution towards the employment of a teacher aide when the student has a high health need and care and support is needed for more than six weeks.
Information and advice for students, whānau, and the education sector.
Resources and information for schools and early learning services with both the prevention and management of confirmed and suspected measles cases.
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