Inside the Career – Episode Nine: Environmental Science and Water Quality Management (Jess Brooks)

“I feel like I make a positive difference. You know there might be a water quality issue there and myself and my team work to resolve that issue; so, we actually do impact everyone who uses the beach." Jess Brooks is a Healthy Water Specialist in the Storm Water Department at Auckland Council, working to … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Nine: Environmental Science and Water Quality Management (Jess Brooks)

Inside the Career – Episode Six – Radio Broadcasting (Jayden King)

“It’s a good platform to talk about things like mental health and bullying and Te Reo Māori, which are things that I’m a strong advocate for. So, I’m glad that I’ve now got that platform where I can say bullying sucks, stop it, mental health is important, its real, don’t be afraid to talk about … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Six – Radio Broadcasting (Jayden King)

Inside the Career – Episode Five: Engineering – student perspective (Kyle Shears and Andrew Wickens)

“With mechanical engineering, everything is very practical. A lot of what you learn can be very easily applied. Often lecturers will come up with a somewhat abstract theoretical idea and then they will bring in [an example of] where you may use that in the real world, whether that’s airplane wings or how internal combustion … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Five: Engineering – student perspective (Kyle Shears and Andrew Wickens)

Inside the Career – Episode Four: Fiction Writing and Teaching (Jess Copping)

“My absolute favourite thing in the world was, and still is, reading - and I love to write and that was always the one career that appealed to me; to be a writer.”  Jess Copping is an acclaimed young adult fiction writer who, under her maiden name J L Pawley, has written more than ten … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Four: Fiction Writing and Teaching (Jess Copping)

Inside the Career – Episode Three: Medical Technology (William Lin)

“Invest in yourself and understand who you are as a person, and spend time and investigate what the different career pathways might hold for you in the future…don’t be locked into any one pathway…essentially, just believe in yourself and go for it.” This sage, encouraging advice is given by William Lin towards the end of … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Three: Medical Technology (William Lin)

Inside the Career – Episode One: Medicine (Andrew Han and Josh Chang)

“From my point of view, it’s a great mix between science, or academic based thinking, and at the same time having that human interaction; and actually the people you work with, they make your day!” (Josh Chang) Andrew Han and Josh Chang join me in our first episode of Inside the Career, a new Pupuke … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode One: Medicine (Andrew Han and Josh Chang)

Inside the Teacher’s Classroom, episode 6

https://soundcloud.com/dsm-384272586/dr-scott-ross   One of the things we’ve learned, is that if we want to help a school have a safer and more respectful climate, we need to get the students into the leadership roles, really driving the work, because this will have a huge impact on the other kids, but frankly, on the behaviour of … Continue reading Inside the Teacher’s Classroom, episode 6