9 Apr 2024

NZ education initiative helps Pasifika parents

From , 6:01 am on 9 April 2024
Students at Pacific Advance Secondary School. Note only use identifying pictures for stories about PASS - only non-identifiying pictures may be reused.

Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham-Farrelly

New Zealand's ministry of education is rolling out a program supporting youth of diverse backgrounds in navigating their schooling.

Talanoa Ako is a Pacific parent education programme that aims to help parents, families and communities increase their knowledge and confidence to champion their children's education.

RNZ Pacific's Tiana Haxton spoke to Pacific senior education advisor Darius Apulu to learn more.