Education to Employment workshop for teachers

Education to Employment workshop for teachers

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Event type: Workshops

12 November 2019 from 9.30 am - 3.30 pm 12 Nov 2019 9:30 am 12 Nov 2019 3:30 pm

Victoria University of Wellington Alan MacDiarmid Building Kelburn Parade

Victoria University of Wellington and the Ministry of Education have come together to provide STEAM teachers with an opportunity to connect with others, and explore the world of work.

The Ministry of Education and Victoria University of Wellington are hosting a one day event for teachers so they can gain knowledge around STEAM industries and what this means for the future of work. This fun and free event is aimed at secondary school classroom teachers, including HoDs and HoFs of STEAM subjects. You will have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders about the future of their business, to learn about the essential skills your students need  for the market place and what this will mean for them when entering employment.

The Ministry of Education will be providing  a session on the roll out of the digital  curriculum and its implications for  young people and the world of work.

You will also have the opportunity to hear about what is happening in other schools in  relation to the of local curriculum design in  the education-to-employment space.

Free but must register by emailing to confirm your place


9.30am  Mihi Whakatau  and Welcome from Professor Stephen Dobson

9.45am  The World of Work – creating education to employment opportunities  presented by the Ministry of Education

10.15am  Introduction of today’s people

10.30am  Morning Tea

10.45am  Key Note Martin Emo Digital/ Technology- Music Specialist and consults on international music programmes. He is a former teacher and is currently working on his PhD.

11.20am  Making connections – engaging connections with business 12.30pm  Lunch (During lunch there are opportunities to interact with the diverse range of employers)

1.30pm  Key Note-  Whetu  Paitai. Whetu lives with his whanau in Kennedy Bay and recently has been working with Microsoft to develop a Minecraft edition in te reo Māori.

2.05pm  Part 2: Making connections – engaging connections with business

2.50pm  Panel – insights, questions, moving forward

3.30pm  Next Steps  followed by Farewell - e noho rā - Professor Stephen Dobson