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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The snapshots are easy to read and full of information to inform action, advocacy and collaboration in your community.

Click the icon to view the full snapshot and feel free to print and share! It’s best to print these double sided, in colour on A3 paper.

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Auckland Snapshots

Snapshot Auckland 2017 brings together useful information on learning pathways in Auckland, from early learning, through school to tertiary education and employment. It looks at enrolments, staffing ratios, learning of te reo Māori and other languages, achievement and qualifications, and post-study employment and earnings.

 A commentary with references accompanies the snapshot. Highlights include:

Download pdfs of the snapshot and of the full commentary 


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Local Board Snapshots

Local communities have an important role to play in improving education outcomes for our children and young people. Every two years COMET produces snapshots for each of Auckland's 21 local boards to help local decision making. 

The 2017-18 local board snapshots will be out soon. 

The 2015 Local Board Snapshots included more information about families. Making a difference to education outcomes for all children means thinking first about families – families build the brains and set the scene for education success.








Maori Education Snapshot

A snapshot of Māori Education in Tāmaki Makaurau 2013 offers useful information, statistics and recommendations on Māori education and skills in Auckland, covering ECE and Kohanga, school and NCEA achievement, transitions and language.

It includes some suggestions on how we can ensure rangatahi and tamariki get the best out of their education and are well-prepared for later life.

To request hard copies of the Māori education snapshot, please