Innovation in VET Pathways
Describe the training and include consideration of:
- your teaching and learning environments, including any unique aspects
- integration of VET within the general school learning environment, and how you ensure this links with recognised training and employment opportunities
- development of enterprise and employability skills
- innovative structure, content and delivery of your VET programs that sets you apart from other schools and training organisations
- capacity to share and replicate your VET program (and the systems you have developed to enable this) with other schools and training organisations across the state.
Strategic best practice
Describe how your school plans, coordinates and resources - include consideration of:
- the extent to which you consider state and national labour market needs and industry skills requirements
- flexible curriculum and timetabling that allows for structured workplace learning and flexible vocational pathways
- engagement with ongoing VET policy reform at both national and state level
- the breadth of resources used for VET and how you acquire and manage those resources
- processes implemented to ensure the sustainability of your VET programs.
Student and staff focus
Describe how your school measures the success of VET and include consideration of:
- how VET programs are leading to successful outcomes for students in further education, training and skilled careers
- the collection and analysis of data on student progress, transitions and completions
- identifying and meeting the training requirements and professional development needs of your staff
- the impact of your VET programs on students, including any who may (in some way) be marginalised
- your review of the effectiveness of your VET programs to ensure continuous improvement at both a program and school level.
Employer and community collaboration
Describe the impact of your VET programs on local employers and the broader community and include consideration of:
- the collaboration you have developed to ensure students have ease of transition to earning or further learning
- the support your VET programs have received from local employers and the broader community
- the expansion of available training pathways, in particular for the broader community
- promotion of VET and student outcomes (both internally and externally)
- the change in attitude towards skilled careers amongst the schooling sector and broader community.