The latest news from and about Inspiring the Future Aotearoa.
Earlier this year, we teamed up with Porirua City Council (PCC) and three schools to connect career role models with ākonga in Porirua. Corinna School, Plimmerton School and Postgate School each ran an Inspiring the Future event in May with local volunteer role models, including the Mayor of Porirua City, Anita Baker.
26 September 2023
Rangatahi found out about careers in tech and innovation at an Inspiring the Future event at the Rotorua Careers Expo on 17 May. We asked the organisers how it went.
11 August 2023
Go with Tourism and their eight tourism and hospitality role models inspired rangatahi at a full-day ‘career famil’ last week. Rangatahi got tours of the Crowne Plaza Auckland, saw staff carry out daily tasks, and heard how a hotel works behind the scenes. The event took inspiration from the ‘familiarisation tours’ – AKA ‘famils’ – often run in tourism.
21 July 2023
Help tamariki discover career pathways in sport during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™. If you work in sport, you can volunteer to showcase your jobs to students. If you’re a teacher you can invite volunteers to have a kōrero with students about their jobs.
9 May 2023
Volunteering is a rewarding experience that can be life-changing. You can improve your mental wellbeing, make a difference for a young person and advance your career.
6 April 2021
Wellington City Council school holiday programmes helped young people get inspired about their future, with Inspiring the Future events held in the school holidays for the first time.
14 December 2022
Inspiring the Future events hosted at Newtown School fostered the school’s values, including cultural identity, personal achievement and life skills.
12 December 2022
Manurewa High School and Papakura High School students visited Donald’s Farm for a day of fun and learning about the work that happens on a farm, and about different careers in food and fibre.
12 December 2022