PPTA Issues And Organising Seminar 3 March 2012


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Presentation to PPTA seminar on raising the quality of career education in New Zealand secondary schools

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  • as cited in Industry Council of Australia, 2007, p. 32). the quote>
  • We believe career education is vital Students are at the heart Self review document, not an audit tool School leaders want career education to be good, but we don’t all have a common view of what good is Our education system needs some work to deliver to all It will be an on-going task for Careers New Zealand
  • PPTA Issues And Organising Seminar 3 March 2012

    1. 1. Career Education from good to great PPTA Issues and Organising Seminar 3 March 2012
    2. 2. Youth disadvantage <ul><li>New Zealand Institute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More ladders, fewer snakes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Young Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The way to work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>United Nations </li></ul><ul><li>NZCE R </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Competent learners </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. A complex set of transitions
    4. 4. Young Foundation 2011 <ul><li>‘ Labour market, organisational forms and employment structures and patterns have shifted, requiring a new type of workforce with new types of skills to adapt to new technologies, new competitors, new economic realities and the rapid pace of change’ </li></ul>
    5. 5. More engaged in education and work, through having a deeper knowledge about themselves. Use this slide for images and diagrams
    6. 7. What might careers offer? <ul><li>Dialogue between learner and teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Motivational </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to see relevance of school studies </li></ul><ul><li>Student-teacher partnerships </li></ul>
    7. 8. “ The lifelong process of managing learning, work, leisure and transitions in order to move towards a personally determined and evolving future.” <ul><li>[Canadian] National Steering Committee </li></ul><ul><li>for Career Development Guidelines and Standards, 2004 </li></ul>
    8. 9. From advice to competency
    9. 10. Career Education Benchmarks Self review tool Best practice guide Not just the careers team key student competencies
    10. 11. How do they fit?
    11. 12. Key structure
    12. 13. What students need <ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><li>have a strong awareness of self, their identity, language and culture, how they relate to others and their potential for development </li></ul><ul><li>can identify the many future possibilities and opportunities available to them in life, learning and work. </li></ul><ul><li>understand the consequences of their choices and decisions and the impact they have on themselves and others </li></ul><ul><li>are able to make flexible life, learning and work plans. They have the capabilities to seek and secure opportunities and are adaptable and responsive to change. </li></ul>.
    13. 14. Career Development Plan
    14. 15. 2020 <ul><li>Sense making </li></ul><ul><li>Novel and adaptive thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Social intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>New media literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Computational thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive load management </li></ul><ul><li>Cross cultural competency </li></ul><ul><li>Design mindset </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual collaboration </li></ul>
    15. 16. 2020 - Jobs in decline <ul><li>Word processors/typists </li></ul><ul><li>Data entry keyboard operators </li></ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous Agricultural workers </li></ul><ul><li>Cooks - fast food </li></ul><ul><li>Postal service clerks </li></ul><ul><li>Switch board operators / answering services </li></ul><ul><li>Mail carriers </li></ul><ul><li>Sewing machine operators </li></ul><ul><li>Mail sorters </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers ranchers, agricultural managers </li></ul><ul><li>Source: US Department of Labour </li></ul>
    16. 18. We are here to help!