Trained mentors work with students for a minimum of two years utilizing the Check & Connect programme which aims to re-engage students with their school and learning by improving their confidence, school attendance, achievement and overall wellbeing.
Mentors also work with the schools pastoral care teams to build good relationships between school, the young person’s home and community.
The service is available to year 9 and 10 students who are starting to disengage or are at risk of disengaging from school and/or learning.
Programme Available in the following Auckland secondary schools:
- Alfriston College
- Manurewa High School
- James Cook High School
- Papatoetoe High School
- Mangere College
- Tamaki College
- Kelston Girls High school