By Arwen Hann
After a few jobs that did not feel like they had any purpose, 27-year-old Matthew Lambert settled on teaching as a possible career.
A first-hand look at the classroom during a period as a teacher aide showed Matthew that a school teacher wasn’t necessarily where his career path lay but the desire to work with children remained.
A girlfriend who was studying early childhood education and working in the sector gave Matthew the idea that maybe working with pre-school age children was where his skills lay so he applied for a six-month course with the New Zealand Career College including a practicum at an ECE service.
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