Virtual field trips: Waterview Connection

Virtual field trips are running to Auckland’s Waterview Connection tunnel project. New Zealand school students can learn more about this large scale roading project designed to complete Auckland's Western Ring Route. Keep up with progress by Alice the Tunnel Boring Machine. Here are links to supporting material, including videos and images from the projects.
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Students from Auckland’s Rutherford College and Green Bay High School won prizes in a special engineering-based challenge related to New Zealand’s largest roading project, the Waterview Connection. The event was one part of the Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge, an initiative by the Ministry of Education and the Tertiary Education Commission to encourage more secondary students to consider engineering-related careers and to choose the required subjects in their senior…

Students from Auckland’s Rutherford College and Green Bay High School won prizes in a special engineering-based challenge related to New Zealand’s largest roading project, the Waterview Connection. The event was one part of the Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge, an initiative by the Ministry of Education and the Tertiary Education Commission to encourage more secondary students to consider engineering-related careers and to choose the required subjects in their senior…

Information and inspiration: secondary teachers talk about engineering. Auckland’s Waterview Connection Project provides an ideal context for learning and about career pathways into engineering.

Information and inspiration: secondary teachers talk about engineering. Auckland’s Waterview Connection Project provides an ideal context for learning and about career pathways into engineering.

July 15 2015. Teachers at a girls’ secondary school talk about support for learning and career pathways related to engineering. Now, students will learn about how engineers work on the Waterview Connection motorway project.

July 15 2015. Teachers at a girls’ secondary school talk about support for learning and career pathways related to engineering. Now, students will learn about how engineers work on the Waterview Connection motorway project.

Road project ramps up virtual learning. Interface magazine article on the Waterview Connection virtual field trip.

Road project ramps up virtual learning. Interface magazine article on the Waterview Connection virtual field trip.

Year 10 students will find out about engineering careers through learning experiences based around New Zealand’s most complicated roading project, the Waterview Connection. The educational initiative is called The Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge.  The Learning Pathway Challenge encourages secondary students from invited schools to learn how engineers at Waterview go about their work. School-based learning and visits lead to a challenge event for students on September 4.

Year 10 students will find out about engineering careers through learning experiences based around New Zealand’s most complicated roading project, the Waterview Connection. The educational initiative is called The Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge. The Learning Pathway Challenge encourages secondary students from invited schools to learn how engineers at Waterview go about their work. School-based learning and visits lead to a challenge event for students on September 4.

Virtual Field trip details via Learnz.  Waterview Connection 2 - going underground with New Zealand`s biggest road project.   Term 3 starting 4 August 2015.  Teachers can enrol their class now.

Virtual Field trip details via Learnz. Waterview Connection 2 - going underground with New Zealand`s biggest road project. Term 3 starting 4 August 2015. Teachers can enrol their class now.

July 17 2015. Secondary school teachers involved in an engineering education initiative based around the Waterview Connection discuss the opportunity it represents.   Secondary teachers say Year 10 is an important stage for students thinking about subject choice and possible career pathways, making a new education initiative timely. The teachers were speaking at the launch of the Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge, which is open to invited schools.

July 17 2015. Secondary school teachers involved in an engineering education initiative based around the Waterview Connection discuss the opportunity it represents. Secondary teachers say Year 10 is an important stage for students thinking about subject choice and possible career pathways, making a new education initiative timely. The teachers were speaking at the launch of the Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge, which is open to invited schools.

The Waterview Connection road project is subject of a virtual field trip for schools starting August 4. The project’s chairman and manager give insights into work underway.

The Waterview Connection road project is subject of a virtual field trip for schools starting August 4. The project’s chairman and manager give insights into work underway.

More from Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge. Engineering and education leaders talk about support for career-focussed learning. The Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge gives year 10 students a range of visits and learning experiences to help them make decisions about further learning and in particular for engineering as a career option.

More from Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge. Engineering and education leaders talk about support for career-focussed learning. The Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge gives year 10 students a range of visits and learning experiences to help them make decisions about further learning and in particular for engineering as a career option.

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