We advocate for the interests, rights and wellbeing of children and young people

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Education matters to me: Engagement

Reports

14 Mar 2018

Children and young people spoke about a wide range of factors that keep them engaged with school, such as feeling that their teachers know and respect them, and understand the way they learn.


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Education matters to me: If I were the boss

Reports

14 Mar 2018

We heard that children and young people want their school to be more fun, to provide them with better opportunities to play and explore for themselves, both inside and outside the classroom.


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Education matters to me: Progress and achievement

Reports

14 Mar 2018

Children and young people had a broad and holistic view of achievement in their own lives. Relationships are a key motivator for them, to attend school and keep trying to improve.


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Education matters to me: Transitions

Reports

14 Mar 2018

Children and young people who experience multiple transitions each year or high staff turnover in their classrooms need extra support to develop and maintain relationships with each new teacher.


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Child and Youth Voices: Tama-te-rā Ariki

Reports

13 Mar 2018

We wanted to learn about the lived experience of rangatahi and tamariki Māori, so we asked them.


2018 Feb Culture

Case study: Engaging young people at festivals and fairs

Reports

28 Feb 2018

A case study of engaging with a large number of Pacific young people at a festival, using a range of engagement tools.


What Makes a Good Life?

In October and November 2018, the Office of the Children's Commissioner and Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children asked for the views of children and young people on what wellbeing means to them.

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