What is CATE?
The Careers & Transition Education Association
(Aotearoa) Ltd, commonly referred to as
CATE, is a professional organisation for people
working in the fields of career and transition education.From small
beginnings it has grown to more than 600 members nationwide.
CATE's main focus is on the career education of youth and their
transition from school into the wider world of employment, training
and/or further education.The majority of our membersare school
careers advisors, transition teachers, STAR, Gateway and Youth
Apprenticeship Co-ordinators.Other members work in associated
areas, such as Career Services, tertiary training, local
government, private business and industry training
All areas of New Zealand are represented by 16 regions.Each
region has a representative on the CATE National Executive.CATE's
President, Secretary and Treasurer head the National Executive,
which meets three times a year.
Read more about
the history of career and transition education in New Zealand
What are the benefits of CATE membership?