Careers New Zealand runs programmes and workshops to equip teachers, senior school staff, parents, whānau and community organisations with the latest career knowledge, skills and tools to support young people to make informed learning and work choices.

21st Century Career Learning

We live in a rapidly changing digital environment that demands a tech-educated workforce with a specific set of skills for the 21st century workplace.

In this workshop, we will explore the importance of personal branding for your learners in the digital age and examine what skills are needed for employment. We will discuss the digital platforms and tools young people are using in everyday life.

Following the workshop, discuss with your senior leadership team how to apply the learning outcomes across your school or organisation to support your 21st century learners.

Who will benefit from attending? 

Career leaders and staff responsible for student transitions from Primary (Year 7-8), Secondary (Year 9-13) and Tertiary.


This workshop will be held around the country from 29 May to 28 June, 2017.


Three hours



Learning objectives:

1. Identify what a 21st century learner looks like so you can future-proof your career development programmes and services.
2. Preparing the 21st century career learner - Explore the value of a school or organisation-wide approach and help lead a career development programme.
3. Gain an understanding of how learners can effectively market themselves by building a strong personal brand that gives them an advantage in the future world of work.
4. Increase your understanding of the importance of digital technologies for career learning in the 21st century workplace.


This workshop will be held around the country from 29 May to 23 June, 2017.

Updated 8 May 2017