Careers NZ now part of Tertiary Education Commission
*Careers New Zealand (CNZ) is now part of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), following the passing of the Education (Update) Amendment Act, which took effect on July 1.*
Calling all careers advisors: workshops on US education opportunities
EducationUSA, the U.S. Embassy New Zealand and local Careers and Transition Education Association (CATE) chapters are thrilled to offer careers practitioners a free full-day professional development workshop on American universities and the admissions process.
Popular careers app gets a revamp
Students and young job seekers will be pleased to hear the Occupation Outlook app has been revamped. The app is there to help young people make important study and career decisions.
Overhaul of careers system announced
The government today announced changes to New Zealand's careers sector that will support students to think about their tertiary education and future employment earlier.
Teachers' MOOC on its way
*Just over three years since #edchatNZ was established, the popular educators’ twitter forum is exploring additional ways of keeping Kiwi teachers informed and connected.*
Lifting and shifting: Careers NZ moves in with the TEC
The recent ‘lift and shift’ of Careers NZ to the Tertiary Education Commision has generated ripples throughout the education sector. Jaylan Boyle spoke to two high school careers teachers to gauge the mood on education street.
University Entrance: always a bridesmaid?
DR JOHN BOEREBOOM says University Entrance (UE) has always been the bridesmaid of the New Zealand secondary school qualifications. In this article he questions whether the present requirements for entry into universities are fair and valid.
The void between the PhD and an academic career
Dr Inger Mewburn questions whether the modern PhD needs to be better aligned to the needs of an academic workplace.
The good news for school leavers quietly freaking out about the costs involved with their next move – be it further study, training or diving into the workforce – is that there are literally thousands of scholarships, grants and awards out there to help ease the load.
Tackling the big and little issues for young people
JUDE BARBACK catches up with JETmag editor Miah Kennett about the realities young people are facing as they transition from school to work, training or higher education.