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- Developing a unique approach to preparing young people for their future in work is attracting international attention for Manurewa High School. Senior leaders from the school were this year invited to present at a global conference in Toronto, entitled ‘Applying Education in a Complex World’. Based at Sheridan, a tertiary institute attracting students from across Canada and around the world, the conference brought together educators from a range of disciplines with a focus on exploring education in a rapidly changing world.
Tāupo Pathways - Empowerment to employment
Throughout their lives, children and young people will make many different transitions.
Youth Week: Celebrating the talents, passion and successes of young peopleYouth Week (15-21 May) is a nationwide festival of events organised by young New Zealanders to celebrate the talents, passion and successes of young people
Reducing the leadership opportunity divideThe Rangatahi Leadership Opportunities Database (RLOD) aims to make access to information on youth leadership opportunities more transparent, fair, and equitable for all young people in Aotearoa New Zealand..
Creating change through civics educationOne Tree Hill College in Auckland and Taita College in Lower Hutt are giving students the tools to interpret their own lived experiences and critique the way things are. They're also looking at how change can come about, and how to take action on issues they care about.
Breaking down politics into snackable, relevant bitesThe Hive, a youth-led initiative that began in 2019, has recently launched a five-part video series that aims to break down some of the stuff that can make politics confusing for young people.
New hauora video seriesConnecting with nature is one of the ways we can improve our hauora (wellbeing), and a new rangatahi-led video series aims to help spread this message.
Rangatahi express themselves through artRangatahi artists are being given the space to express their thoughts and feelings on mental health issues and suicide through creating art.
Thriving kāinga in South CanterburyThe Tongan Society South Canterbury is helping to build a sense of belonging and connection, while supporting the wellbeing of children and young people.
Bring your imagination and come out and play!Communities across Aotearoa are holding events to celebrate Play Week - a time to remember, reconnect with, and celebrate play.
Rangatahi Well – a new resource for those supporting the wellbeing of young peopleA new online resource aimed at making it easier for secondary school staff to recognise and respond early to wellbeing concerns in students has had an excellent response since it went live in June.
Creating safe, stable and nurturing environments for children to learn and playA Manawatu-based grassroots organisation, MentorED, is collaborating with schools and other NGOs to bring about better outcomes for tamariki.