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Manukau Students Show Business Skills

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 2:29 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

Students from Alfriston College talked about their involvement in the development of Randwick Park to over 50 business leaders and school representatives at an Education-Business forum facilitated by COMET today. The students have entered into a partnership with ... More >>

Government axes Manukau literacy programme

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 4:51 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

The government has chosen not to invest in a new adult literacy and education programme developed by COMET and the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT). The new programme is based on the highly regarded Manukau Family Literacy Programme (MFLP), which COMET, ... More >>

Education Powerhouse proposal for Manukau

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 5:11 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

The City of Manukau Education Trust (COMET) has recommended the creation of an Education Services Hub in the city centre in its recently-released report to Manukau City Council. COMET’s recommendation is part of a report released last week, Working Together: ... More >>

Students to run Art Auction

Monday, 26 November 2007, 10:26 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

Alfriston College enterprise students and a local business will celebrate their achievements this year through an Art Auction that will take place at the school in early December. More >>

Local Trust Features At Commonwealth Peoples Forum

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 10:32 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

A family literacy programme developed in Manukau City will feature on the agenda at the Commonwealth People’s Forum, a parallel event with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kampala, Uganda, on 18-23 November, 2007. More >>

Report proves Economic Value of Literacy Programme

Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 10:22 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

An average increase in each family’s wealth of $200.50 per week is one of the outcomes of a Manukau-based family literacy programme, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). Tackling and solving education and social issues in Manukau, New Zealand’s ... More >>

Business and Community Leaders take over Schools

Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 9:47 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

Last Thursday, 24th August, the City of Manukau Education Trust (COMET) placed 70 Business Leaders/Managers as Principals for a Day in 70 Primary and Secondary Schools in Manukau City. More >>

“Dark Secret” of family violence

Thursday, 3 August 2006, 1:05 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

“We don’t need to design new programmes to address endemic family violence in South Auckland. There is plenty of evidence that high-intensity, integrated education programmes in mainstream schools and early childhood centres can successfully support ... More >>

Principal for a Day Connects Businesses, Schools

Tuesday, 4 July 2006, 4:45 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

The City of Manukau Education Trust (COMET) Principal for a Day (PFAD) programme held in liaison with Manukau City Council is scheduled for Thursday 24 August 2006. More >>

Tertiary Provision Relevant To Manukau Needs

Tuesday, 13 December 2005, 10:59 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

The announcement of a new tertiary facility in Manukau City holds all the promise of being able to meet the needs of Manukau people, according to Bernardine Vester, Chief Executive of the City of Manukau Education Trust (COMET). More >>

Early Childhood: Plugging Into ICT

Wednesday, 30 November 2005, 9:37 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

Early Childhood Centres that have access to digital cameras, computers, and printers, as well as high-speed internet connections, are better able to connect centres to parents and to the resources of the community, according to a new booklet launched ... More >>

Driving Relationships Between Truckies, Teachers

Monday, 21 November 2005, 11:31 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

A pilot programme to link secondary school curriculum managers with leaders in the transport and logistics industry kicks off today in Manukau City. More >>

Income levels in Manukau schools set to rise

Tuesday, 25 January 2005, 10:45 am | City of Manukau Education Trust

While income levels in Manukau schools are set to rise in 2005 to a total of $90 million dollars, operational funding increases from government are based on weak evidence about local needs and the effectiveness of funding, according to a report ... More >>

Manukau Trust Named As Education Trust Of The Year

Tuesday, 2 November 2004, 2:36 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

The City of Manukau Education Trust (COMET) has been named as the Education Trust of the Year by the New Zealand Trustees Association. More >>

A Destinations Team Approach To School-Leavers

Friday, 23 January 2004, 2:09 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

What do a corporate solicitor, a drugs tester for the Sports and Drugs Agency, and a social services case-worker have in common? More >>

Funding announced for COMET project

Thursday, 7 June 2001, 5:19 pm | City of Manukau Education Trust

The City of Manukau Education Trust (COMET) is pleased to have confirmed today funding from both central government and Manukau City Council for its Te Wero project. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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