Education and skills development at all levels helps young New Zealanders learn, grow, contribute, create, and innovate. The incremental steps stretch from birth to maturity and beyond. Education becomes an escalator not just a ladder if its rate of change at least keeps pace with the rate of change in wider society.
As educators embrace disruption, inspire creativity and foster innovation they empower the rising generation to work for a better and more sustainable future for all…More
“Students are …under parental pressure to go to university. Whether the student is suited to tertiary study or not is another question.” Alastair Tod, Glenfield College careers advisor
An increasing focus is not just on a university education but on revaluing the worth of trade and technical training. This emphasises that trade and technical qualifications are just as valuable as university qualifications. Better “personal portfolio” careers education is needed to give students a clearer picture of their tertiary and other options in relation to the fast changing world of work…More