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Our Vision

Inspiring tamariki and rangatahi to make positive choices

Life Education exists to empower children with the knowledge and confidence to make healthy decisions for themselves. Our vision is that children will reach their full potential and our philosophy focuses on the well-being and mental health of children.

We work with schools to reach children through the Health Science topic that is part of the New Zealand Curriculum. What we teach is always evolving – as the needs of children are, so our programmes are delivered in state-of-the-art mobile classrooms by Educators who are qualified teachers. The mobile classrooms are fitted with technology that provides a unique learning environment through audio-visual materials, interactive models (including a talking brain) and Harold, the Giraffe.

Life Education began in Canterbury in 1988 in a static classroom. Today we support three mobile classrooms and three Educators. In 2016, Life Education Canterbury visited more than 17,600 children in 82 different schools. Life Education is a not-for-profit organisation and receives no Government funding to support its programme.

Our Purpose

To educate and inspire generations to embrace positive choices for a healthy mind and body.

 

Our Philosophy

Is based on three principles to educate and inspire generations to embrace positive choices for a healthy mind and body.