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.

Christchurch City Libraries

Libraries offer a variety of free and low-cost short courses.


Our Animal Control Officers (and their dogs) visit your school to talk to you about a range of issues.

Cycle Safe

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

Civil Defence Emergency Management

The ‘Stan’s Got a Plan’ programme supports Civil Defence Emergency Management education in the classroom.

Crash Bash

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

Safe travel to school

We're here to support safe travel to school, and help create healthy habits that last a lifetime.


Children will learn water safety skills that can be used for life.