‘He taonga rongonui te aroha ki te tangata.’
‘Goodwill towards others is a precious treasure.’
The Kind Hearts Trust is committed to supporting schools to build a strong culture of kindness, alongside, and enhancing their own school values and the unique and special culture of each school and their community.
We believe deeply in the positive outcomes of empowering our children with positive, kind and compassionate values, and ways of expressing these.
Being a Kind Hearts School means developing a class and school culture through four key focus areas:
A strong culture of kindness will aid and facilitate the development of the Ministry of Educations Key Competencies:
Developing the four Kind Heart focus areas and incorporating the core value of unconditional kindness in the school and into the wider community.
Kind Hearts in Schools has developed practical resources that will help support the development of a culture of kindness in schools.
Go to the Become a Kind Hearts in Schools tab for further information about becoming a Kind Heart school.