Education to Employment workshop for teachers
Event type: Workshops12 November 2019 from 9.30 am - 3.30 pm
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 email@example.com 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