Overhaul of careers system announced
The government today announced changes to New Zealand's careers sector that will support students to think about their tertiary education and future employment earlier.
Teachers' MOOC on its way
*Just over three years since #edchatNZ was established, the popular educators’ twitter forum is exploring additional ways of keeping Kiwi teachers informed and connected.*
University Entrance: always a bridesmaid?
DR JOHN BOEREBOOM says University Entrance (UE) has always been the bridesmaid of the New Zealand secondary school qualifications. In this article he questions whether the present requirements for entry into universities are fair and valid.
The void between the PhD and an academic career
Dr Inger Mewburn questions whether the modern PhD needs to be better aligned to the needs of an academic workplace.
The good news for school leavers quietly freaking out about the costs involved with their next move – be it further study, training or diving into the workforce – is that there are literally thousands of scholarships, grants and awards out there to help ease the load.
Tackling the big and little issues for young people
JUDE BARBACK catches up with JETmag editor Miah Kennett about the realities young people are facing as they transition from school to work, training or higher education.