15% households with school aged children without internet access       39% of Aucklanders born overseas       82% of 18 year olds have NCEA Level 2       22% unemployment for 15-24 year olds       94.6% attend pre-school       1 in 4 children in poverty       79% pass NCEA Literacy in Yr 11       76% at or above national reading standards starting high school

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Welcome to COMET Auckland

COMET Auckland is an independent charitable trust and an Auckland Council CCO championing better and fairer education, skills and lifelong learning for all Aucklanders.

We provide high quality and effective research, project development and leadership for cross-sector initiatives and action.

Events

Talking Matters community fono for Māngere

Kia ora, Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei!

Southern Cross Campus and Talking Matters invite you to a Community Fono on the Power of Talk on 28th June.

Talking with small children sets them up for life. If you live or work in the Māngere area, come along and find out more.


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LATEST NEWS

Breaking new ground in trades

Our board member Caroline Ligi Harris is breaking new ground for women in trades training. 

And there's still time to have your say on EdConvo18, the deadline's been extended again to 31 July. Check out COMET's submission here for ideas.


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PUBLICATIONS

Snapshot Auckland

The latest in our popular series of data snapshots brings together information on education, skills, qualifications, jobs and incomes for Auckland, with a special feature on the impact of high accommodation and living costs. 


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Submissions

Our latest submissions ... on the Education Conversation - Kōrero Mātauranga 

and on Legislative Issues for Education in 2018  


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TALKING MATTERS

NEXT Foundation boost for Talking Matters

NEXT Foundation is extending its investment in Talking Matters, a COMET campaign promoting the importance of rich language with babies. 


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COMMUNITY NOTICES

Experience Korean culture while teaching English

The Korean Education Centre is recruiting ‘TaLK Scholars’ to teach in rural areas and experience Korean culture and life. Applications close on 22nd June, 2018.


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