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‘The trend is of concern’ – School leavers with no qualifications rises

By John Gerritsen of RNZ The number of teenagers leaving school with no qualification rose for the second consecutive year in 2019 with boys and Māori worst affected, Education Ministry figures show. Twelve per cent of...

Covid 19 coronavirus: Covid kept rich kids in school but poor kids stayed away

Covid-19 actually kept more rich kids in school than usual, while scaring poorer kids away.

Little regard for Māori heritage

Māori heritage is the oldest and rarest we have in Aoteroa New Zealand, but it is given little regard on the country’s official list that identifies our most significant historic heritage places. Instead, the...

Pacific Cooperation Foundation launches awards for future Pacific leaders

The inaugural Pacific Co-operation Foundation (PCF) Youth Leadership Awards will take place on 9 December in Wellington.

Young WelTec carpentry graduate aims to inspire more wahine into the trades

WelTec carpentry graduate, Sarah Clark, wants to start a company that champions female tradies. Sarah (left) is currently employed by Tonks Residential, a local construction company, as an apprentice builder. Sarah was introduced to the company...

Ara hosts Minister: Institute’s release of ‘Framework for Māori Achievement’

Minister Kelvin Davis visited Ara Institute of Canterbury on 11 August and was briefed on the status of the Institute's very first ‘Framework for Māori Achievement’.

College students raise funds for Pacific healthcare provider 

In June, 68 students from Porirua College raised funds and chose to donate them to public healthcare provider Pacific Health Plus.

Pact programme supports people to lead better lives

Pact’s Greymouth Community Support worker James Tainui helps support people to lead fulfilling lives in the community.

Tumuaki building capability for educational success

A new leadership programme for new and aspiring tumuaki is delivered from a kaupapa Māori, indigenous world view.

From early school leaver to essential service provider – young graduate becomes role model

In 2012, when Cori Pokotea left college without a NCEA qualification, she never thought that one day she would be providing an essential service through a global pandemic. Having graduated with a New Zealand Certificate...

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