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3.0 - % Otara School Leavers Completing Tertiary Studies or Trades


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Story Behind the Curve

The data values reported form the baseline for this indicator and are sourced from group think. Sourcing authentic actual data is underway and will replace the group think data when available.

The qualitative story behind the baseline is sourced from Group Think through the following hui:

  • Thriving Otara Hui#1, 29 September 2016 (5 Hrs)
  • Thriving Otara Hui#2, 04 November 2016 (2Hrs)
  • Thriving Otara Hui#3, 09 December 2016 (2 Hrs)
  • Thriving Otara Hui#4, 26 January 2017 (2 Hrs)
  • Thriving Otara Hui#5, 23 February 2017 (2 Hrs)
  • Thriving Otara Hui#6, 23 March 2017 (2 Hrs)

What's helping to improve the number of students entering tertiary studies or trades

  • more parents having jobs and able to contribute to costs
  • promotional tertiary and general media
  • more community engagement
  • UE made easier with intro of NCEA
  • cultural differences
  • good work readiness programmes
  • careers advice at school
  • support available to stay in study
  • support and encouragement from whanau
  • existing role models and mentors available

What's not helping to improve the number of students entering tertiary studies or trades

  • increase in tertiary study fees
  • current schools with decile rating 1-5 only 51% pass NCEA
  • re gentrification impacting on housing affordability
  • low incomes, poor food
  • access to decent housing
  • employers want experience, would be students wonder what's the point
  • mismatch in employer and school leaver attitudes
  • students distracted by whanau commitments
  • lack of government funding policies
Contact Name and RoleContribution This Organisation or Person Offers
ECE's, Kohanga Reo
Kurakaupapa - Piripono
MSD - ARA Hub Auckland AirportSkills, employment
SEHCPeter Udys - Principal Senior SchoolConnect students with Trade and Tertiary education providers
Careers Development Advisors NZCareers development advisory organisation,that exposes year 10,11,12,13 students to opportunities
Te Puni KokiriDeveloping a careers centre )pilot) in Manukau (expect to know more in March 2017)
Church groups
Tertiary Providers

Accelerating AotearoaJudy Speight - CEO
CMH - Health Equity Campaign Team
Service ProvidersExposing parents and young children toward career opportunities that excite and encourage them.
Tangaroa CollegeSchool Principal
Kia Aroha School Principal
Local Sports Clubs
Recreation/Leisure Centre
What I Can Do Differently to Improve Our Chances for Success
Changes We've Made To This Scorecard
DateHui#Change MadeBy WHo
04/11/20162Changed Indicator Title

From: % Otara Students Entering Tertiary Studies or Trades

To: % Otara School Leavers Completing Tertiary Studies or Trades

The HUI#2 Group
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