2009 Nga Kete Wananga marae, MIT Itenary 8.55am 9.30am Pohiri Presentation 1: 10.15am 10.30am 11.15am 11.30am 12.30pm 1.15pm 2pm 2.30pm Thurs 16 April Taina Pohatu Group workshop Q1? Morning tea Presentation 2: Frank Solomon Group workshop Q2? Break MIT strategies & tensions Group workshop Q3? Lunch MIT tauira Group workshop Q4? Summary Cup of tea and whakawatea Taina Whakatere Pohatu NgatiPorou, Te Aitanga a Mahaki Academic director, Te Wananga o Aotearoa Northern Region, Manukau campus Published material: 1. Title: Music - a mode of communication Researcher Author: Taina POHATU, Josephine PUKEITI, Hariata POHATU Source: He Tuhinga Aronui: the Journal of Maori Writings, Vol. 2, No. 1 Group Workshop Q1: Is Maori visible in your Institution mission statement and how do you apply it? Frank Solomon M.A. Hons, Dip Ed, Dip Tchg Managing Director of The Solomon Group. Based in Manurewa, Auckland. The Solomon Group was awarded the Best Small Business at the 2005 Māori Business Awards. Another former secondary schools principal, now volunteering his time and expertise to youth mentoring so that opportunities for young people can be improved. Frank is Managing Director of the Solomon Group, an Educational and Training Academy with premises at Manurewa and Panmure and Chair of Te Manuka - 28 Maori PTEs in Tamaki-makaurau/ Auckland. The Solomon group are the lead provider of Youth Transition Services in Manukau, with subcontracted organisations in Manurewa and Mangere. Group Workshop Q2: What PTE strategies do we need to adopt, to secure Maori in tertiary study? Group Workshop Q3: What strategies do you have operating in your Institution and how do you know they are affective? Group Workshop Q4: How can you help Maori whanau stay in your Institution and succeed?