• Provide opportunities for a person to up-skill themselves in an organisation, industry, community or region.


2014 New Zealand Examples

Phoenix Academy, Wellington

The Wellington Phoenix Football Academy aims to keep talented footballers in Wellington, by bringing education and football together in an inspirational and creative environment. The Academy uses goal-setting as the basis of a tailored programme that provides a clear pathway for both academic and sporting achievement.


2014 International Examples

United Learning, UK

United Learning led an initiative designed to help schools retain talented teachers. The initiative focused on making career paths easily assessable and transparent through an online portal. The portal allows staff to track their professional development and identify new opportunities within the school.

Zinepak, New York

ZinePak, a branding company in New York, asks employees to set personal and professional goals at the start of the year to promote two way communication between staff and employers. The team then are able to discuss company and individual goals together, using visual representations of personal and company goals with vision boards.