Empowering career educators
Helping our members equip young people for a successful transition from education to employment
CATE is a professional organisation for people working in the fields of career and transition education
CATE NZ operates at both a national and regional level. Connect with your CATE colleges.
The benefits of becoming a CATE member
Representation and Advocacy
The CATE Executive consults and listens to their members.
Their role is to advocate on your behalf to lobby for ongoing improvement of career education in New Zealand schools. National representation at MOE/TEC level to effect change.
Build your networks both regionally and nationally. Mentee and mentor opportunities to support members in their role.
Access career education resources and tools through “members’ section.
Monthly newsletter from the Kaiārahi and regular newsletters from the President of CATE NZ.
Shared resources, ideas. best practice case studies on the CATE NZ website. Opportunity for you to share your successes.
Connect with each other and keep up dated on the latest developments in Career Education.
Members are welcome from every sector of the profession
Individuals who work in transition and career development in primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors and those who are keen to stay informed with current career development practice are encouraged to join.
Hosting a Careers Event?
Please inform us if you are organising an event which could be of benefit to Career Advisors and/or Gateway Coordinators in NZ secondary schools.
News from CATE NZ
How to stay afloat in times of uncertainty?
Career conversations in a nutshell
Career aspirations and the future of work
What careers will be in demand in 2050
Choosing a career path in high school
Addressing elements of a school career education plan
Inspiring the future in NZ
The Annual National CATE Conference is the flagship of professional development for our association’s members. The conference supports our members by providing resources and speakers on current developments within the careers and transition education spectrum.