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(New Zealand) More kids have anxiety say teachers

Aug 15, 2017, Stuff.co.nz New Zealand: Anxiety on the rise for primary school kids, as schools have trouble accessing help https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/95759236/anxiety-on-the-rise-for-primary-school-kids-as-schools-have-trouble-accessing-help A survey of primary and intermediate schools by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER), released on Tuesday morning, shows 63 per cent of teachers agreed, or strongely agreed, that anxiety about National Standards performance had negatively affected some students’ learning. That was up from 41 percent in 2013’s survey.