Teaching – Technology

Technology Teaching is about training as a technology teacher – someone who teaches technology in secondary schools.

'Technology' includes subjects such as biology, chemistry, electronics, engineering and tourism management.

Training as a technology teacher also involves studying how teenagers learn things, teaching methods and classroom management techniques.

This usually includes teaching experience (with real students!).

NZ university majors related to this area

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!), and some require registration.

  • Technology teacher
  • Polytechnic lecturer
  • Private training organisation lecturer
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

150% of national
median earnings


Employment

79%
Employed
1%
Unemployed
13%
Further study
7%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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