Technology transitions and pathways
How Technology education can contribute to learners as they transition into their careers; tertiary, university, vocational further study and employment.
Kimi Whiting shares her experience of transitioning from year 13 to studying design at university.
Kimi Whiting shares how tertiary study has changed her thinking around identity.
Wendy Nealle describes the Fab Academy qualification and how digital fabrication – makerspaces and hackerspaces – opens up opportunities for students.
Pip Kirikiri shares her career journey in the food industry.
Jane McBreen has found a job that grows her interest in science.
Students are informed and inspired by digital technologies professionals sharing insights into their jobs.
Massey University students worked with high school students in a client-designer relationship.
Noel Amor has worked for several food companies including Wattie's, Edmonds, and Cedenco.
Fran Edwards trained as a medical laboratory technician. Now she manages a lab ensuring products meet customer specifications.
Carla McCullouch started work in the meatworks in a laboratory and now manages quality assurance for Cedenco Foods.
Steve Jeffares and Brenda Whycherley show that building strong relationships develops confidence for their students.
Brenda Whycherley and Vanessa Austin of Edgecumbe College approach food technology and science with a holistic view.
Cheryl Pym encourages us to make connections in order to provide smooth transitions for students.
By sharing a vision, these two schools have created a clear pathway for their students.
A student shares about combining her interests in law and food technology.