The Objective of these Events
- To educate and inform school-age students, whanau, career advisors and teachers about the range of careers available in the technology sector, the salary prospects and the projected shortfall of skilled workers over the coming years.
- To profile young industry professionals and their companies, such that we raise the profile of tech career possibilities in Canterbury and the West Coast.
- To hear from local tech employers about their career paths, places of work and desired skills and attributes they look for in employees.
- To increase the proportion of year 7-13 students considering a career in tech.
You can view our Techweek 2020 event held on Thursday 30th July 2020 – Pathways to Tech – Student/Employer Connect here.
Hear the inspiring career story of Kendall Flutey, Co-Founder and CEO of financial education platform Banquer.
Based in Christchurch, Banqer supports over 150,000 school students to be more confident and capable with their finances. Kendall talks about her career path into tech and what she really enjoys about her work.