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

LATEST NEWS

Breaking new ground for Pasifika and women 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 for ideas.


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TALKING MATTERS

NEXT Foundation boosts funding 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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PUBLICATIONS

Check out our latest 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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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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