Equity in education and skills in AucklandMay 26th, 2016
Mural in Ponsonby, AucklandSome rights reserved
COMET Auckland has been consulting with stakeholders and youth to help shape their organisational long-term plans.
In a recent consultation meeting COMET asked 50 stakeholders what 3 things they thought were the most important for COMET to do over the next 5 years to "drive systems change for equity in education and skills in Auckland."
In their latest newsletter they listed the actions that received the most votes:
- No child left behind. Every child from age 3, 4, 5 gets a "wrap around" education experience, including whanau. Appropriately funded.
- Change the market model for schools - more collaborative, more effectively governed
- Employer engagement in education and vice versa
- Financial Literacy from age 12-18
- Te Reo Māori - compulsory in schools from age 5-13."
COMET are also collecting youth voices about issues that affect their learning. This includes a survey, which they would like help sharing among children or young people (anyone under 25 living in Auckland). Here’s the link for you to share: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PGHSSDY
For more information read their latest newsletter.
Image: Ponsonby mural, by wiredforlego on Flickr