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Languages advocates back Nikki Kaye’s languages bill

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 7:01 pm | COMET

Languages advocates call for MPs to send Nikki Kaye’s languages bill for public submission More >>

Auckland Education & Skills CCO at Risk with Proposed Cuts

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 10:46 am | COMET

COMET Auckland, a Council Controlled Organisation that works to drive systems change to make education and skills more effective and equitable across Auckland, is facing a 43% budget cut in Council’s proposed Long Term Plan. More >>

Education Group Applauds New Te Reo Māori Publication

Monday, 16 June 2014, 1:41 pm | COMET

Education and languages advocacy organisation COMET Auckland has applauded a new book entitled ‘The Value of the Māori Language: Te Hua o Te Reo Māori’ with Chief Executive Susan Warren saying such a publication is long overdue. More >>

Demand for Parental Engagement in Kids’ Learning

Friday, 23 May 2014, 11:47 am | COMET

Over 180 educators and community advocates came together last week under the Learning Auckland banner, to discuss practical ways to increase parent engagement with children’s learning. More >>

In$Piring Financial Literacy Symposium

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 5:28 pm | COMET

Minister of Commerce, Deputy Mayor of Auckland and the Retirement Commissioner speak at COMET Auckland Money Week event More >>

Mayor Len Brown Launches Comet Auckland

Monday, 23 July 2012, 5:26 pm | COMET

COMET Auckland was officially launched as Auckland City’s newest CCO by His Worship the Mayor Len Brown today, at The Cloud on Queen’s Wharf. More >>

Susan Warren to the role of Chief Executive at COMET

Friday, 19 August 2011, 4:21 pm | COMET

The COMET Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Warren to the role of Chief Executive, effective 2nd September 2011. More >>

New ECE services an important catch up

Friday, 17 June 2011, 2:36 pm | COMET

The news from the Minister of Education that investment of $9.5million is going into new provision in South Auckland for bilingual early childhood education services has been welcomed by COMET. “The need for these services has never been more urgent,” ... More >>

Out of the Boardroom and into the Classroom!

Friday, 27 August 2010, 9:04 am | COMET

Over 50 business leaders will be heading back to school on Wednesday 1st September when they shadow a Manukau school principal during a typical day as part of the Principal for a Day programme. More >>

Low Rates Of Numeracy Impacts Entire Region

Tuesday, 17 August 2010, 5:31 pm | COMET

51% of Auckland adults have low numeracy. Numeracy is applying maths in everyday life – shopping, calculating how much medication to take, or managing our money. Numeracy is also a key work skill. More >>

Manukau Shows Leadership In Early Education

Thursday, 27 March 2008, 2:18 pm | COMET

A Summit has been called in Manukau to address poor participation rates of children in early childhood education in Manukau and shortages of early childhood education places in the city. More >>

Celebration Of Family Commitment To Education

Monday, 10 December 2007, 1:51 pm | COMET

Last night approximately 500 people celebrated the graduation of 57 parents who spent a year learning alongside their children at their primary school and early childhood centre. More >>

High-Profile Names Join Comet Trust

Thursday, 25 May 2006, 11:01 am | COMET

Award-winning journalist Deborah Hill Cone is one of four high-profile people lending their wide-ranging skills to the City of Manukau Education Trust (COMET). More >>