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ACE Aotearoa - Spring Newsletter 2016

Te Awa Toi

Great to read about how Te Awa Toi, a programme provided by Far North Adult Literacy, is engaging rangatahi and adult learners through carving and learning whakapapa.  The programme is reconnecting them to whānau, hapū, iwi or marae.  Take a look at the taonga these guys are making. Find out how the programme works. See page 1 of ACE Aotearoa’s Spring newsletter.

Social enterprise supported by new government report

On October 11 Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew launched the new report Social Enterprise and Social Finance: A Path to Growth, which shows that social enterprises have significant potential to deliver positive social and environmental outcomes for New Zealand.  To read the report go to https://www.dia.govt.nz/diawebsite.nsf/Files/SESF-Steering-Group/$file/SESF-Strategic-Group-report.pdf

Lifelong learning and the changing face of the workforce

Ewart Keep, Director the UK Centre for Skills Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) at the Universities of Oxford and Cardiff was recently interviewed by Kathryn Ryan, National Radio Nine to Noon.