Career education of youth and their transition from school into the wider world of employment
CATE is a professional organisation for people working in the fields of career and transition education.
Welcome to the CATE website!
Our 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 and our professional development is aimed towards this area.
Our members include school Careers Advisers, Transition teachers, Gateway coordinators, STAR coordinators and Vocational Pathways leaders, as well as from the associated areas such as private practice, tertiary sector, Careers NZ and Industry Training Organisations. Members are aligned to their local region, and all regions in New Zealand are represented on the national committee who meet quarterly.
The national committee are responsible for
* Lobbying the government on careers related issues
* Liaising with other organisations ie Careers NZ, MOE, MSD, NZQA, TEC
* Providing professional development for our members
* Communication with members
* Overseeing the annual conference
We hope our members will use this website to gain information and support to better enable them to do their role.
It is my pleasure to represent CATE as your national President for 2015- 2016.