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School’s back and my son wants out

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In this Q and A article we help a parent whose son feels stuck at school and wants to leave.


How do I understand my daughter's NCEA results?

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


Goal setting to fix feeling like a failure

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


Help your child get through NCEA study stress

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


Right subject choice key to career opportunities

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Find out how to support young people making decisions about what to study.


Didn’t get the NCEA results you wanted?

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Every January students almost break the internet rushing to check their NCEA results online. But what happens when things don’t go to plan, and a student hasn’t gained enough credits or done as well as they hoped? Here we explore some of the possibilities.

 


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.


Tips and tools to help your teen decide where to next after school

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The end of the final year at school can be a stressful time for your teen, as they decide what to do when they leave school. We understand that as a parent you want to support and guide your teen through this stage of their lives as best you can. We’ve put together a dedicated resource hub where you can find all sorts of tips, tools and advice.


What employability skills do rangatahi need to succeed?

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Did you know there’s some key employability skills that help rangatahi (young people) have a better chance of getting a foot in the door of a Māori business?

Māori businesses clue us in to the skills they need from our young people.


Choose the right subjects for you

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Have you always known what you wanted to do with your life? Are you just starting to figure it out, or are you stuck making a decision between different career paths? Maybe you've got no idea at all? Choosing the right subjects to study at high school will help set you on a successful path – but how do you know which are the right subjects?