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My son won't plan his future

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Continuing our Q & A series – answering questions from parents about their children's work and learning choices.


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.


My daughter is being bullied, what do I do?

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Continuing our Q & A series – answering questions from parents about their children's work and learning choices.


Health careers to start your heart

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If the thought of a calm, quiet and routine nine-to-five job makes your heart sink, a health career could be perfect for you.