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Our Kind of School

OKOS

We asked hundreds of students, whānau and staff for their views on what makes positive, inclusive, safe school environments where bullying is prevented and responded to. 

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What Makes a Good Life for disabled children and young people?

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As part of our engagement with children and young people for our What Makes a Good Life? report, we heard from 474 disabled children and young people through survey and face-to-face engagements. We heard from disabled children and young people four key insights into what a good life meant for them, and what got in the way of experiencing a good life.

 

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What Makes a Good Life for Tamariki and Rangatahi Māori?

Summary Report Preview

As part of our engagement with children and young people for our What Makes a Good Life report, we did 175 face-to-face engagements with tamariki and rangatahi Māori. This summary report shows how they envision a good life for themselves and their whānau, and the barriers they face to experiencing a good life.

 

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About the Commissioner

The current Children's Commissioner is Judge Frances Eivers, who took on the role on the 1st of November, 2021.

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