03-Oct-2013

TeachNZ Scholarships

TeachNZ are pleased to announce that application information for the TeachNZ 2014 Career Changer Scholarships is now available to download from the TeachNZ website here. The application form for Career Changer Secondary will be available for download from mid-October 2013.

These scholarships are for people who are proficient in te reo Māori, have a depth of life and work experience, understand the vital importance of education and wish to change careers to work as a teacher in one of the following areas:

  • Career Changer (Primary)
    • Māori Medium – for people wanting to teach in te reo Māori at primary school level. Applications are open now and close 4 November 2013.

  • Career Changer (Secondary)
    • Tipu Whakarito Te Reo Māori – for people wanting to teach te reo Māori as a subject in secondary schools. Applications close 2 December 2013.
    • Te Waka Whakarei – for people wanting to teach a secondary subject in te reo Māori in Wharekura. Applications close 2 December 2013.

Please note: The application form for Career Changer Secondary will be available for download from mid-October 2013.

We have a posters and web tiles available to help with promotion. If you’d like any of these tools, please don’t hesitate to contact us at teachnz.admin@minedu.govt.nz and we'll send them to you.

We encourage students to read the guide before completing their application and to have someone check that their application is correct and complete before they send it to us. If they need help we’ll also have an online helper video - available on the TeachNZ website www.TeachNZ.govt.nz – for each scholarship type which guides students through the application process step-by-step.

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with us either by email to teachnz.admin@minedu.govt.nz or calling 0800 165 225. We’re here to help.