Career Development Association of New Zealand



New Version of ANZSCO Released

Practitioners working in vocational rehabilitation should be aware that a new version of ANZSCO was released on 30th October 2019, version 1.3. This will be implemented in mid 2020, once the new Work Detail Sheets have been prepared and made available.

If you have identified a work type option readily available in New Zealand, which requires a Work Detail Sheet. Please use the the following link and click on 'Request a new Sheet.'

Careers System Strategy announcements Nov 2019

Nina Ive and Ian Lee from the Tertary Education Commission previewed the Career System Strategy at the CDANZ Conference on 5 October. Slides from this presentation can be viewed here - Introducing the Careers Strategy

In late October the team launched the Career System Strategy at breakfast events in Auckland Wellington and Christchurch followed by a webinar.

Gen Z 'disruption ready' - MYOB Future of Work Report 2019

Despite facing unprecedented changes in technology and automation, and expecting a lifetime of training to cope with the demands of between two and five career changes, the latest generation to enter the workforce are resilient, well-educated and ready for disruption, according to the latest MYOB Future of Work report.

The report, based on an MYOB Business Monitor Snapshot survey of over 500 respondents aged 18-24 from around the country, covers Generation Z’s views on their education, the modern workplace and the changes they expect to see over the coming decade. 

Attached is the report, which you can also view along with the media release and video news report on our media centre here:

NZDSN events in early 2020

CDANZ holds a Memorandum of Understanding with the NZ Disability Support Network (NZDSN). In 2020 NZDSN have several events that may be of interest to CDANZ members:
Discovery Process Workshop Series Auckland - 17 Feb, Palmerston North - 19 Feb, Wellington - 21 Feb
Learn about the Discovery Process and how it can be used to support young adults described as having very high needs to prepare for transition from school and successfully participate in regular community settings – leisure, recreation, volunteering and employment. 
Transitions School to Work Rotorua 25 March - this National Seminar is still being developed but mark your calendar now if you work in youth transitions. The day will provide an opportunity to hear about developments from around the country showcasing effective practice and promising approaches to supporting the youth transitions of youth with disability. 

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