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About Teachers in Industry

The Teachers in Industry Programme connects schools/kura with science or technology-intensive businesses in their community. It is currently operating in Franklin ,Papakura and Manurewa .

logo TIITeachers/kaiako spend time with participating businesses to gain industry experience, enabling them to develop business-relevant curriculum content for the classroom.

The aims of the programme are:

  • to support teachers/kaiako in ways to collaborate with, and leverage off, existing activities to enhance teacher/kaiako engagement with science and technology;
  • to facilitate links between schools and industry;
  • to foster curious minds by initiating, developing and extending current networks, connecting teachers/kaiako to local business/industry


Managed by the Royal Society Te Apārangi, Teachers in Industry is a Ministry of Education initiative.

It is part of the national strategic plan for science in society: A Nation of Curious Minds.

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