What are the Vocational Pathways?
The Vocational Pathways are a new tool that provides a clear framework for vocational options, support better programme design and careers advice, and improve the links between education and employment.
They are the product of a partnership between government agencies, the industry training sector, secondary and tertiary education representatives, and industry and employer representatives.
There are five pathways which represent new ways to structure and achieve NCEA level 2 and provide a more coherent framework for foundation vocational education and training. The pathways will help students to develop their own individual education plan, so they are better informed and able to make better choices to meet their goals.
There are a range of tools you can use to help plan and design your programmes and help students to plan their future career opportunities.
Vocational Pathways Award and Profile announcement, July 2013(PDF, 348 KB)
Download the Vocational Pathways materials (PDF, 500kb)
Information for students, parents, whanau, aiga (PDF, 570kb)
Information for education providers and industry (PDF, 202kb)