Learning programmes

The Council is committed to supporting education as a lifelong learning process with resources for parents, teachers, students and the public.

Children learning through actionWith over 280 preschools, 160 schools, two universities, a college of education, an institute of technology and a large number of community education providers, there are learning opportunities for you in Christchurch, whatever your age or interest.

All resources are in the English language and may be subject to change or availability. 

For enquiries about our education programmes please contact us.



Learning Through Action

Environmental LEOTC Education programmes for schools.

Adult & community education

Committed to lifelong learning, Council supports a varied range of wider community education initiatives and activities.

DogSmart education programme

Animal Control Officers (and their dogs) can come to your school to talk to your students about a range of issues.

Cycle Safe Programme

Cycle skills for schools. Students learn the benefits of cycling and how to ride with confidence and be road-wise.

Civil Defence Emergency Management

An education programme called ‘Stan’s Got a Plan’ to supplement the delivery of CDEM education in the classroom.

Crash Bash

Crash Bash is an educational road safety programme with key road safety messages for secondary school students.

Walking School Bus Guidelines

Walking School Bus guidelines for schools and parents.

Schools and sustainability

Schools can have a positive impact on their environment and community.


Swimsafe is a swim education programme for school groups.