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Kokiri Marae Youth Guarantee Programmes: growing “amazing human beings ready for work and settled.”

Kokiri Marae Youth Guarantee Programmes

Ka haere tonu nga Akoranga o rātou ma, mo ake tonu āke.
The teachings of those that have gone on, will go on forever.

The morning ACE Aotearoa visited Kokiri Marae at Seaview, Lower Hutt, to have a good chat with Pam Campbell and Tania Pene about their mahi, the 28 rangatahi on the Youth Guarantee programmes were out: they were over in Wainuiomata helping at the community pātaka.

Educating for social change

By Victoria Quade
The WWEA is a member of the Federation of Workers’ Educational Associations in New Zealand but like all WEAs in New Zealand it is an autonomous group. The principle aim of the Wellington Workers’ Educational is to encourage continuing and community education that promotes a just and more equitable society and which takes account of Te Tiriti o Waitangi as the founding document of Aotearoa New Zealand. It does this through workshops, seminars, regular discussions, film screenings and a community radio show.

REAP Marlborough’s Community Connect: special people with a community heart

By Joan Clark, Artist, Author and Tutor, Community Education Organiser, REAP Marlborough
Ko Joan Toku Ingua, He Kei Tā, He Kei Whakahaere

As unique as REAPs are in rural New Zealand so too are the wonderful Outpost Facilitators (volunteers) for REAP Marlborough – the oldest REAP in New Zealand. None of the other REAPs scattered around the country have the loyal, hardworking, community-minded people tucked in the valleys and hills, beaches or bays that is our rural backyard.

Towards a holistic understanding of ALE (adult learning and education) in the 21st Century

By Uwe Gartenschlaeger, DVV International, President of EAEA