Blog

A health career that lets you stand tall

AUT MEGAN hero

Find out how far a podiatry career can take you, with AUT's podiatry clinical educator Megan Catterall.


Take a voyage of discovery to find a great career

amanda hero

Getting involved in a range of projects can land you an ace job like Amanda Wood, whose role as head of product at Trade Me motors keeps her on her toes. 


Break through the IT barrier

grace hero

Grace Benedek-Rooney's passion for technology helped her overcome the stereotype of IT being just for men.


We answer the top five questions parents have about NCEA

1200x800 common questions from parents

As a parent you are likely to be new to the world of NCEA and there’s no denying there’s a lot to learn! Read on – we’re answering the top five NCEA questions we receive from parents.


The future is bright for non-degree science, engineering and trades careers

diploma infographic5

With the first year of tertiary study – or first two years of industry training – now fees free for many school leavers, it’s a great time to get into a career in science, engineering, technology and the trades.


Is fees-free tertiary education calling you to study?

Young man studying

Thinking about study in 2018? Here's what you need to know about choosing study and whether you're eligible for fees-free tertiary education.


Help! My teen is choosing university for the wrong reasons

Q & A with Careers NZ

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


Career development benchmarks inspiring good practice

Teaching careers in the classroom

The alignment of the career development benchmarks with the Education Council’s Practising Teacher Criteria makes it easier to demonstrate how career development practice can be considered as evidence.


Didn’t get the NCEA results you wanted?

Didnt get the results I wanted photo 1200x800 2

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.

 


Rutherford and Bond Toyota gives students hands-on learning with Work Inspiration

Work Inspiration Toyota students final

Rutherford and Bond Toyota recently gave students a taste of the world of work as part of the employer-led Work Inspiration programme, supported by Careers New Zealand. The programme gives students valuable insights into how a business runs, and helps prepare them for work.