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We would like to show our respect and acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land, of elders past and present, on which this event takes place. Acknowledgement of Country
The WA Guidelines for Career Development and Transitions and it’s Audit and Planning Tools 9.00 amWelcome and Acknowledgement of Country 9.02 amIntroduction to NPP YAT 9.05 amThe Official Launch: Mr David Wood 9.10 am Key Principles- WA Guidelines for Career Development and Transitions 9.20 amUsing the Audit Tool- Practitioner Reflection 9.40 am Career Practitioners section of the Career Centre website 10.00 amMorning tea and networking
First Launched in 2006 The WA Guidelines was first launched in 2006 after being signed off by the three Sector/System Directors. This is very unique in Australia and quite a significant statement about the importance and value of career development.
WA Guidelines for Career Development and Transitions KEY PRINCIPLES Career development in schools needs to: be a whole school approach - K to 12. It is the responsibility of all teachers not just the career development practitioner- if it is to be sustainable. all teachers be for ALL students not just the few, and parents should be encouraged to be engaged and involved. have the support of the school’s Leadership Team- - all teachers – for all students - parents involvedschool’s Leadership Team- be part of the school’s ongoing strategic planning and evaluation … Career Development needs to be seen as an important education goal of the school. have adequate resources allocated to provide the essential programs, services and information products
The Guidelines lists twelve (12) essential Career Development programs and services Career Education Career Information, Guidance and Counselling Career Development Support Individual Pathway and Exit Plans Transition Portfolio Transition Support Mentoring Monitoring and Tracking Placement or Referral Post-School Support Vocational Education and Training (VET), Workplace learning and Vocational Learning Access and Equity WA Guidelines for Career Development and Transitions Back
An Audit and Planning tool next An Audit and Planning tool has been developed to assist schools to implement the 5 key areas of the WA Guidelines and determine ‘where schools are at’ in relation to promoting and creating a career development culture in schools:Audit and Planning tool Whole School Planning, Support & Coordination Embedding the 11 Career Competencies of the Australian Blueprint11 Career Competencies Program Development & Redesign Effective Implementation of 12 essential career development programs and services12 essential career development Continual promotion and evaluation
The Audit and Planning Tool What is it? A framework to support schools in the design and implementation of a career development culture in schools. Based on the Australian Blueprint for Career Development and the WA Guidelines for Career Development and Transitions and underpinned by the Professional Standards for Career Development Practitioners.
The Audit and Planning Tool How is it used? Audit ToolAudit Tool- Is a self assessment tool- a ‘rubric’ which identifies areas that are in need of attention and what could be done to move forward. Planning ToolPlanning Tool- Using templates to identify proposed outcomes, actions and a timeframe.
An Extract of the Planning Tool Example: Element 3 - Program Development / Redesign
To be located at: http://www.careercentre.dtwd.wa.gov.au/Pages/CareerCentre.aspxhttp://www.careercentre.dtwd.wa.gov.au/Pages/CareerCentre.aspx An Extract from the Planning Tool- Element 3: Program Development / Redesign 3.3 Individual Pathway Plans (Proposed Outcomes, Action Required and Timeframe)
1: Whole School Planning, Support & Coordination School & Community Support: Acceptance of the Leadership Team - all teachers – for all students - parents involved Career Development Coordination of program and service delivery and their evaluation by someone? Staff Professional Development Sustainability
2. Embedding Career Competencies (Blueprint) We need to: Conduct a needs assessment: staff needs for delivery … are the students needs met? Identify connection with other programs – Integrated curriculum Conduct an audit: are all the competencies of the Blueprint being met? In what learning areas?
3. Program Development / Redesign Program Delivery: Career Education Vocational Education and Training (VET), Workplace learning and Vocational Learning Individual Pathway Planning Exit Planning Transition Portfolio
3. Program Development / Redesign Service Provision: Access & Equity Community, Industry & interagency relationships Mentoring Monitoring & Tracking Placement or Referral Transition Support
4. Effective Implementation Following through on decisions made Monitor, Review & Evaluate
5. Continual Promotion Promote the programs and services through staff, parent evenings etc. e.g. Develop and Implement a career resource centre
Resources Department of Education: Promoting a Career Development Culture in Schools file & Career Education lessons CD WA Career Centre Online http://www.careercentre.dtwd.wa.gov.au/Pages/CareerCentre.aspx Cross Sectoral WA publication: Career Development and Transition Support Services file Victorian Government: Careers and Transition resource kit http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/support/Pages/careers.aspx Career Keys (QLD): Career and Transition workbooks Careercope (Canada): Career education resource
Career Development means many things! Teachers assist and support students in career development: In Managing Life to be literate and numerate to feel good about themself to be a good corporate citizens to be an active participant in the community to be a lifelong learner having an opportunity for psychological success to be resilient In Manage Learning to develop learning to learn skills, metacognitive skills … to develop critical thinking skills to develop social and personal skills to navigate the curriculum to achieve WACE- make lifelong career choices to take responsibility for ones learning and career management In Managing Work to plan, explore and make decisions about life, learning and work assisted through the participation in IPPs, transition planning and exit plans to develop career management skills These are the responsibility of ALL teachers? BackBack
The support of the school’s Leadership Team … to ensure that all students are equipped and supported to: make informed choices about learning, work and life opportunities and take personal responsibility for those choices; develop, implement, review and adapt action strategies to optimise learning, work and life choices; and access relevant and timely information and networks. Back