Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Launched in 2016, Pūhoro was developed in response to the national low engagement of Māori in STEM-related career pathways that subsequently leads to lower numbers of Māori representation in science and technology industries in Aotearoa.
Pūhoro seeks to change this space and recognises that a STEM workforce is required for an innovation-focused future society. The programme is achieving some incredible results for Maori in secondary education with an average retention and completion rate for NCEA 1 at 91% (the national average for Maori is 64%) and NCEA 2 at 84% (the national average for Maori is 57%).
Visit their website for more information https://www.puhoro.org.nz/