Planning career development

Resources and support materials to help you build a successful career programme in your school or tertiary organisation.

Career development – Year 7 and 8

Learn how teaching career management competencies helps Year 7 and 8 students manage their life, learning and work, and assists them with decisions at key transition points. Find out how all teachers can contribute to career development through a school-wide approach.

Career development – Year 9 to 13

Learn how teaching career management competencies helps Year 9 to 13 students manage their life, learning and work and assists them with decisions at key transition points. Find out how all teachers can contribute to career development through a school-wide approach.

Career development benchmarks

The career development benchmarks are a suite of self-review tools designed to raise the quality of career development in New Zealand. Learn how you can use the benchmarks and supporting resources to assess and improve your career development programmes and services.

Review your career practice

This step-by-step guide helps career lead teachers and career lead teams investigate the extent and effectiveness of career development practice in their schools and tertiary organisations.

Write a career development plan

This step-by-step guide can help career teams or career development specialists come up with a plan to integrate career development throughout their schools.

Build careers teams

Learn more about the key responsibilities of a careers lead team, and how you can build one at your school.

Engaging with parents, community and business

How you and your school can engage parents, community and business in careers.

Understanding Career Education in Years 7 and 8 handbook

Download a guide outlining the most appropriate approaches to career education for students at Year 7 and 8.

Career Education in Practice handbook

Download a guide to help secondary schools manage and develop their career education programmes.

Updated 22 Dec 2016