Kia ora, welcome to KiVa New Zealand!

KiVa is a proven bullying prevention approach, which leads to decreased levels of children being bullied and bullying others, improving the safety and wellbeing of children and freeing up teacher time to focus on teaching.

KiVa is an evidence-based approach that was developed in the University of Turku, Finland. Its developers are experts who have been studying the phenomenon of bullying and its mechanisms for decades. KiVa has been trialled and evaluated and is shown to significantly reduce the incidence of bullying.

The Components of KiVa

KiVa has been designed to prevent bullying and to tackle cases of bullying effectively through: 

KiVa is designed as an ongoing part of the school’s bullying prevention culture.

Find out more about KiVa in NZ schools or register your school.

KiVa and its logo are Registered Trademarks of the University of Turku in Finland. Accent Learning is the Official License Partner for New Zealand