Future Pathways News 25 October 2013 - Glasshouse Christian College

Future Pathways News 25 October 2013



  • October 23, 2013

Release of Year 12 results

Online release

All results contributing to the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and OPs and FPs will be available in students’ learning accounts on the Student Connect website https://studentconnect.qsa.qld.edu.au from 9 am on Saturday 14 December 2013.

Students must know their Learner Unique Identifier (LUI) and password to log in and check their results. Students will be able to access their results more quickly if they have previously activated their learning account.

Mail out

Students will begin receiving their Senior Education Profile in the mail from Monday 16 December 2013.

Any Year 12 students who have not already accessed their Learning Account through Student Connect should do this soon to assist their ability to access their results from 14 December.

Health Traineeship Program

The Metropolitan North District of the Health Department has supported a number of young people to complete traineeships in hospitals.  Trainees who commenced their programs at the beginning of 2012 last week graduated with qualifications in fields as varied as Engineering, Allied Health and Nursing.

Emily Ellwood has completed a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance at Caboolture Hospital while Emily McNulty completed the same qualification at Kilcoy Hospital.  Congratulations to Emily and Emily for completing the first step towards a career in the Health system

Health-Traineeship-Program

Our very first graduate of this traineeship program was Jess Harrison.  Jess completed her traineeship in 2010 and went on to study Nursing at Australian Catholic University at Banyo.  Jess is at the end of her university course and has just been appointed as a Registered Nurse to a hospital in Sydney.  Jess is proof of how very valuable traineeships can be in starting a career and she has been a wonderful ambassador for our College in her tertiary studies.  Congratulations to Jessicca Harrison.

Jessicca Harrison

No new traineeships were commenced this year in the hospitals due to funding constraints, however, it was very good news indeed, announced at the graduation ceremony last week, that the program will restart next year with up to 14 traineeships commencing in 2014.  Hopefully our College students will continue to avail themselves of this fantastic opportunity in the future.

Year 9 Work Experience Information Evening

It’s that time of year again and we are starting to prepare for our work experience week in Term 1 of 2014.  All Year 9 students and parents are invited to an Information Session next Tuesday night to talk about the program in Year 10.  Details are as follows:

WHO:               Current Year 9 parents and students.

WHAT:             Work Experience in Year 10

WHEN:             Tuesday Oct 29, 6pm – 7.30pm.

WHERE:           Theatrette, H3.

We are hoping to finalise placements for work experience by the end of this year so please come along and find out all about it.  For further information about the Information Session or about the program please call or email the Future Pathways staff, Mrs Ferris and Mrs McMinn. (future.pathways@glasshouse.qld.edu.au).

Mock Interviews

Last week more than 50 of our Year 10 students were interviewed by industry and workplace representatives to give the students a taste of the interview experience and build their skills to gain employment.  We thank the following workplaces who provided staff to undertake several hours of interviews for the College.  They were  MEGT and Busy at Work Apprenticeship Centres, Queensland Youth Industry Links, Australian Agricultural Colleges Corporation, Mrs Nicky Webb from Beerwah Active Physio, our own Business Manager Mr John Dohler, and Beerwah Community Recycling’s Mrs Trish Cashin.  These wonderful people gave our students an authentic interview experience and very useful advice to take to their next job interview.  We thank them for their time and expertise so willingly shared.  Many of the students realized what a valuable activity this was and said they will be better prepared when they go out into the world and into real workplaces.

Eleven PM Recording Studios Open Day

This recording studio at 80 Howard St Nambour is opening its doors this Saturday 26October from 9am – 12noon.  There will be live recording demonstrations, a chance to meet and chat to the engineers/producers, live performances, a sausage sizzle and more.  For catering purposes please email them if you are planning to attend at elevenpm.booking@gmail.com or pop down and say hello.

Projects Abroad Volunteering

If you are interested in overseas volunteering next year you might like to attend an Information Evening in Brisbane this coming Tuesday 29 October, 6.30 – 8pm at the Bleeding Heart Gallery 11 Ann St Brisbane.  Bookings can be made at:

http://www.projects-abroad.com.au/about-us/meet-us/information-evenings/

If you would like to know more about this and can’t make it to this event, there will be an on-line presentation in November.  Check out the website for more information.

Agricultural College Scholarships

Calling anyone who is passionate about a life on the land and aspiring to a career in agriculture to apply for a $10,000 scholarship offered through either Emerald Agricultural College or Longreach Pastoral College.  Applications close on Monday 28 October.  To apply visit ww.agriculturalcollege.qld.edu.au, call 1800888710 or email enquiries@aacc.edu.au.

 

Joan Ferris, Future Pathways Coordinator

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