Presentation on theme: "Manukau Institute of Technology Working with Communities Pasifika Development at Manukau Institute of Technology."— Presentation transcript:
Manukau Institute of Technology Working with Communities Pasifika Development at Manukau Institute of Technology
Manukau Institute of Technology Pasifika Peoples Profile Pasifika Peoples Profile Facts and Figures NZ Population Total Population 4,177,912 Total NZ Pasifika population 265,974 (6.4%) Pasifika population in Auckland 178,338 (67%) Manukau City Population Total population 310,335 Pasifika population 86,616 (28%) European 38% Asian 21% Maori 14% Other 6% Pasifika Samoa, Cook Islands, Tonga, Niue, Fiji Tokelau, Tuvalu
Manukau Institute of Technology Background Target 2010 Institute Strategic Project (2003…) … by the year % MIT graduates will be Maori 20% MIT graduates will be Pasifika 10% increase in school leavers Focused Activities Teaching departments e.g classroom pedagogy, teaching & learning, staff professional development -staff conferences, workshops, etc Service areas e.g Student Services- orientations, peer mentors, pastoral and learning supports, graduations. Liaison, etc
Manukau Institute of Technology Background PASIFIKA Preliminary research & findings– environmental scan tertiary providers and MIT (TPN) Further consultation and research with key stakeholders –internal (TPN), external Development of a strategic implementation plan Focus – institute capability and capacity building - effective engagement and responsiveness to Pasifika communities
Manukau Institute of Technology MIT’s Commitment to Pasifika MIT through its Charter / Profile / Strategic Plan / Investment Plan reflects the Tertiary Education Strategy and the Pasifika Education Plan: Increasing Pasifika students’ participation, retention and success; Strong connections with Pasifika communities; Supporting Pasifika success; Increasing literacy, numeracy, foundation skills; Increasing Pasifika achievement though qualifications at all levels.
Manukau Institute of Technology Key areas of Development Establishment of: leadership structures for Pasifika advancement; an external Pasifika Advisory Group (PAG); a Pasifika Centre on the North Campus; Development of and representation of Pasifika staff at all levels across MIT Review of “Tagata Pasifika Network”, its role and objectives; Sharpening of the focus on relationships with Pasifika communities.
Manukau Institute of Technology Project Phases Phase 1 Pasifika Community Advisory Board Tagata Pasifika Network review etc Pasifika Staff Workforce Development and Leadership Programme Pasifika Community Relations Plan Pasifika Centre MIT Pacific International Plan Phase 2 Leadership components Pasifika Programming Provision Articulation PCAB with Executive / Council
Manukau Institute of Technology Pasifika Advisory Board To provide advice to MIT Chief Executive, Executive on: strategies for recruitment, retention & success of Pasifika students at MIT; building strong relationships between MIT and Pasifika communities of Counties-Manukau; increasing number of tertiary qualified Pasifika people in Counties-Manukau; the establishment and development of the Pasifika Centre; meeting goals of the TEC PP Strategy; monitoring the implementation of MIT PDPlan
Manukau Institute of Technology Tagata Pasifika Network A central forum for all Pasifika staff To advise on the development and implementation of: a Pasifika Staff Development and Leadership Plan; the Pasifika Community Relations Programme; a Pasifika Centre to include a Pasifika research, teaching, community and conference facility; establishment of a Pasifika Academic Advisory Sub- Committee of the Academic Board; establishment of a Pasifika Students Advisory Committee.
Manukau Institute of Technology Pasifika Community Relations Strategy Develop and maintain strong positive working relationships with key stakeholders: Pasifika community groups and churches in the Counties Manukau Region Key Organisations - MCC, PBT, MPIA etc MIT -preferred provider of polytechnic education for Pasifika peoples
Manukau Institute of Technology Pasifika Development Targets for 2010 Dr. Stuart Middleton Executive Director External Relations & Student Administration Sally Steedman Target 2010, Project Manager Toleafoa Sina Aiolupotea-Aiono Target 2010, Pasifika Development Manager