Teaching about social media and job hunting

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Classroom activities for secondary school students to understand the impact of social media on job hunting.

Website updates

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Since June 2017, we have been making rolling improvements to our website and suite of free online career-planning tools.

myBCITO can help your students get into the building and construction industry

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myBCITO can help teachers get their students work ready for a career in building and construction.

What role should teachers take in career guidance?

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Discover how teachers have a valuable part to play in a learner’s career journey.

How teachers can help cut NZ skill shortages

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Six steps teachers can take to help reduce New Zealand’s skill shortages.

He rauemi hei āwhina i tō whakanui i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

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Career resources to celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori – Māori language week, 10-16 September 2018.

Poor NCEA results – does this mean a change of subjects or direction is a good idea?

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If your teenager had their heart set on a particular course or career, but didn’t get the required NCEA results, find out how to help them explore all their options. 

How to talk to your teens about poor NCEA results

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Unexpected NCEA results can create uncertainty and stress. Find out how to talk to your rangatahi about what next.

Help your child make the right choice for their future

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The end of high school can be a difficult time for students who are trying to navigate their way into a career. As parents, your advice is important but it can be hard to know when to step back and let your child work things out for themselves. Our top tips can help you when your child needs to make a career decision.