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Limited Service Volunteers armed with the right skills to get employed

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Find out how the LSV programme aims to improve the employability skills of young people to get them into work or training.


Physiotherapy a great option for a dynamic and caring career

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Physiotherapist Sara Allen found a way to combine her love of sport and her love of working with people.


What to consider about studying by distance

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Is studying by distance the right option for your young person? Here's how to support them - even if you don't know anything about their subjects.


8 steps to choosing school subjects

Practical tips

Choosing school subjects can be tricky, but with these eight steps your young person will have them sorted in no time.


Conversation tips for subject choice time

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We've got some conversation tips to help you support your young person to make the best subject choices for their future career.


Why it’s important to take STEM subjects

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Learn more about the subjects that can take your young person anywhere from building bridges to creating beauty products.


Choices if your school has limited subjects

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Discover how to access the subjects needed for your young person’s future career if their school doesn’t offer the right ones.


Use Subject Matcher to help find your ideal job

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With Subject Matcher you can see how the NCEA subjects your young person chooses can influence their possible career path.


Match subjects to jobs in demand for future success

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Our guide to choosing subjects that will give your young person the right skills to get into jobs in demand in New Zealand.


myGPS helping Ara students to be work-ready

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Find out how Ara Institute of Canterbury develops the employability skills of its students.