Two years in the making

Mitey took 2 years to develop; involving extensive consultation with experts, educators, clinicians and schools. This ensured we built a deep and considered understanding of what is required to teach and embed mental health education in New Zealand schools.

Mitey engaged a team from the University of Auckland, Faculty of Education and Social Work, led by Professor Peter O'Connor and Associate Professor Katie Fitzpatrick.

In 2020 Mitey's approach was trialled in New Zealand schools, reviewed by overseas experts and New Zealand based clinicians and will be subject to further review in 2021. Watch this space!

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How it works

Mitey is a New Zealand specific, Years 1-8 approach to embedding mental health education in both teaching and learning. It is evidence based, will align to your school's culture and values and is supported by a wide range of curriculum based resources. Teachers have ongoing support from a dedicated, free Mitey coach.

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