Teacher: Kia ora, everyone. Ask our volunteers up here any question you want,
as long as it's a yes-or-no question.
Pupil 1: Does your job involve designing things?
Volunteer 1: Yes!
Teacher: The aim is to find out exactly what our volunteers do.
Pupil 2: Do you work with computers?
Pupil 3: Do you have to wear a uniform?
Volunteer 3: Yes.
Volunteer 4: No.
Volunteer 5: Yes.
Pupil 4: Do you work with children?
Pupil 5: In your work do you have to do like mathematical stuff?
Volunteer 1: Yas!
Teacher: Inspiring the Future has allowed them just to open up some new ideas.
Pupil 6: I think he's like, an actor.
Pupil 7: Maybe a youth worker?
Pupil 8: Number 5 could be a doctor because she works with children
and she also said that she saves people.
Volunteer 1: I stand here in front of our people today as a software engineer.
Volunteer 6: Um, I am a landscape architect.
Volunteer 5: I'm a plumber and gasfitter.
Volunteer 3: I'm actually an astrobiologist.
Teacher: What we're going to do is we're gonna get you guys into six groups.
Volunteer 3: It's so important to wake up in the morning to look forward to go to your job.
Volunteer 6: It was just really good just to chat with a lot of these kids as well,
because, you know, a lot of them thought that they could only go down a certain pathway.
Well, thank you guys.
Pupil 9: I thought Inspiring the Future was really cool.
Pupil 10: They've inspired kids to follow their dreams.
Volunteer 1: This didn't happen when I was at school and if I had the same kind of opportunity - oh! I would not go through the mistakes I went through.
Teacher: Yeah - we really want to see how our children succeed.
Teacher: I think it's been a real amazing experience for the students
Just planting seeds, yeah.Go back