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Tuck shops losing out to home-packed lunches

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 9:30 am | CensusAtSchool

School tuck shops are losing ground to home-packed lunches, according to latest results from the long-running CensusatSchool TataurangaKiteKura. In the past 10 years, the percentage of students buying lunches from tuck shops has halved. More >>

Most kids have no screen-time limits

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 9:49 am | CensusAtSchool

Eight in 10 teens and six in 10 primary school children say there are no limits on their screen time out of school – whether that’s playing computer games, using their phones, or browsing the internet. The insights have emerged from the second ... More >>

How much pocket money do Kiwi kids get?

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 9:07 am | CensusAtSchool

Six in 10 schoolchildren taking part in the national CensusAtSchool TataurangaKiTeKura reported that they received pocket money, an allowance or a cash gift the week before participating, getting a median of $15. More >>

Students become data detectives in CensusAtSchool

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 9:42 am | CensusAtSchool

Students will be able to see how their pocket money stacks up against their peers and whether they're getting less after-school screen time when they become data detectives in this year's CensusAtSchool TataurangaKiTeKura More >>

Verbal abuse the biggest bullying problem at school

Friday, 12 June 2015, 9:22 am | CensusAtSchool

School students think verbal mistreatment is the biggest bullying issue in schools – higher than cyberbullying, social or relational bullying such as social exclusion and spreading gossip, or physical bullying. More >>

Stan Walker Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 10:45 pm | CensusAtSchool

Singer and The X-Factor New Zealand judge Stan Walker is Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity by far, according to the first insights to emerge from CensusAtSchool/TataurangaKiTeKura , the only national survey of what schoolchildren are thinking, feeling and doing. More >>

Students share their thoughts on bullying

Monday, 16 March 2015, 10:00 am | CensusAtSchool

New Zealand schoolchildren will share their thoughts on bullying in a nationwide survey that launches this week. More >>

Kiwi kids go under the microscope

Monday, 23 February 2015, 9:35 am | CensusAtSchool

The only national survey to comprehensively chart children’s views of their own lives is taking place across New Zealand from March 16. This year, media will be able to hear the views of Kiwi kids on issues as wide-ranging as bullying, their ... More >>

Homework: How much are school students doing?

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 12:26 pm | CensusAtSchool

Three-quarters of students aged 6 to 12 say they did homework the night before they completed a nationwide survey – and on average, that extra work took 53 minutes. A total of 69% of teenage students say they did homework, and that on average, they ... More >>

Teenage Schoolgirls Flock to Twitter: CensusAtSchool

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 1:32 pm | CensusAtSchool

Teenage schoolgirls are flocking to the microblogging service Twitter, according to early results from the educational project CensusAtSchool. One in three teenage schoolgirls (37%) has reported having a Twitter account, up from one in four (23%) ... More >>

How much sleep do schoolchildren have?

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 9:21 am | CensusAtSchool

Almost four in ten high-school students have reported sleeping for fewer than eight hours at night – less than the nine to 10 hours generally recommended for 13 to 18-year-olds. More >>

Dairy the Most Common Schoolchild Food Allergy

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 11:38 am | CensusAtSchool

CensusAtSchool, which started on Monday and runs until June 15, is an online educational project that brings statistics to life in the classroom. Supervised by teachers, students answer 32 questions about their lives, many of them involving practical ... More >>

Kiwi students hold their own census

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 9:03 am | CensusAtSchool

What are Kiwi kids’ most common food allergies? What time do they go to sleep at night? How long can they stand on their left leg with their eyes closed? More >>

All Blacks won’t take the World Cup: Student survey

Monday, 20 June 2011, 12:59 pm | CensusAtSchool

Twenty-four thousand young people have disconcerting news for the All Blacks – they predict the team will make the Rugby World Cup final, but won’t take the trophy. More >>

Facebook triumphs among Kiwi teens

Monday, 9 May 2011, 9:27 am | CensusAtSchool

Facebook is Kiwi teens’ favourite social networking tool by a big margin, according to early results of the national online survey CensusAtSchool. More >>

Kiwi students hold their own census

Monday, 2 May 2011, 9:56 am | CensusAtSchool

New Zealand pupils returning to school today will be taking part in an international children's census. More >>

Kiwi students hold their own census

Tuesday, 26 April 2011, 10:48 am | CensusAtSchool

New Zealand pupils returning to school next Monday will be taking part in an international children's census. More >>

Early CensusAtSchool results reveal weighty issue

Friday, 6 March 2009, 4:49 pm | CensusAtSchool

About one in five students is carting a school bag weighing 5kg or more -- the same as a bag of potatoes. More >>

50,000 Kiwi kids take part in CensusAtSchool

Thursday, 26 February 2009, 10:07 am | CensusAtSchool

Auckland, Thursday February 26: What are Kiwi kids' favourite subjects? How much do their laden schoolbags weigh? And which super-powers, such as invisibility and telepathy, would they choose if they could? More >>

10,000 Kiwi students take part in CensusAtSchool

Tuesday, 21 August 2007, 2:41 pm | CensusAtSchool

More than 10,000 Year 5-13 students from all over New Zealand have taken part so far in this year's educational and fun CensusAtSchool online survey. More >>

 

 

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