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This diagram illustrates the context in which students develop career management competencies and make career decisions. It was developed from the contextual model in “Examining the context of adolescent career decision making”, M.L. McMahon (1992). Australian Journal of Career Development, Nov 1992.

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Influences on career decisions

Career management context graph from page 12.

What Māori students say they want from school:
Help us stay in school
Help our whānau keep us motivated
Teach us in ways that work best for us, not just best for you
Help us to make links between what we’re learning at school and life beyond school.

Students at a Ka Hikitia hui, Auckland, 2007

Published on: 04 Aug 2009