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The Beeby Fellowship 2016 has been awarded to a university researcher and a teacher, who will collaborate to write a mental health education teaching resource.

Associate Professor Katie Fitzpatrick, an internationally recognised authority in health education from the University of Auckland, and Kat Wells,  head of the health and physical education faculty at Lynfield College, Auckland, have been announced as the co-Beeby Fellows, following a selection process.

The Beeby fellowship is a joint initiative between NZCER  and the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO and is worth $30,000.



The Margaret M Blackwell Travel Fellowship is for people working in early childhood education. The fellowship is awarded annually and is intended to enable the recipient to to study overseas. 

Applications for the 2018 fellowship open on Monday 12 February and close at noon on Tuesday 3 April.