The Cancer Society of New Zealand runs the SunSmart Schools Programme. The programme provides information for students, teachers and parents on how to:
- be SunSmart
- reduce children’s exposure to UV radiation
- reduce the risk of developing skin cancer
- make your school a safe place for students and the whole school community.
Make your school a SunSmart school
The Cancer Society’s programme provides accreditation for New Zealand schools that have developed and run a sun protection policy in Terms 1 and 4.
The SunSmart schools programme provides:
- curriculum resources
- posters, brochures and videos
- activity books
- teaching plans.