Careers Department

 

 

Careers Department
 

Our 2019 ERO review stated that our ‘responsive careers education supports student development’ at Kelston Girls’ College.

We provide personalised careers education by offering students:

  • Access to the career development software Career Central at any time with form teacher support from Year 9 to Year 13 to help with career exploration.
  • Individual interviews with the Careers Adviser for any current or ex-student and their whanau members.
  • Careers lessons with the Careers Adviser including a ‘careers class’ for one hour every week in Year 13 to develop both career and life skills.
  • Visits to a range of workplaces to explore jobs such as engineering firms, hospitals, film studios, construction jobs and many more.
  • A whole school careers expo in Term Three where students and whanau can speak to a range of tertiary providers.
  • Visits from tertiary and defence force providers throughout the year to help senior students with course planning for their tertiary study.
  • Access to driver education and licence testing for minimal cost.
  • Support with applying for a range of scholarships.
  • Gateway programmes for extended workplace experiences.
  • The chance to spend one day a week at a tertiary course in year 12 or 13 in the Trades Academy.
  • Opportunities to experience different types of study by visiting tertiary providers.

Careers Coordinator:

Amber Hinson
Email:  a.hinson@kelstongirls.school.nz

Careers Adviser for students from Refugee Background and International Students

Pushpa Raghaven
Email: p.raghaven@kelstongirls.school.nz

 

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