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Why do Work Experience while still at school?

BY EDUCATION GAZETTE EDITORS Education Gazette | Tukutuku Kōrero,

Posted: 4:10 pm, 26 October 2018

when students leave high school they are not aware of the range of job opportunities available. It is also difficult to hear first-hand from industries about what is involved or potentially be offered a job. A recent series of career events called ‘Got A Trade? Got It Made!’ created these connections.

This event, led by the Industry Training Federation and supported by the Ministry of Education, was part of a series of events that aim to connect students and schools with trades and services. Participating students underwent mini-interviews with training organisations and employers. The outcome for some students can be an offer of training, apprenticeships or employment.

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