VCE, VCAL & VET 2011

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<ul><li> 1. KILLESTER COLLEGE VCE/VCAL/VET PATHWAYS 2012 and beyond Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 2. The Post Compulsory Team <ul><li>Teresa McIntosh - Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Vicki Alexellis Careers Counsellor </li></ul><ul><li>Julia Stokes Year 10 Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Margherita Loschiavo Year 11 Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Michael HillYear 12 Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Black Leadership team </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 3. AIM <ul><li>To broaden your daughters pathways through the making of informed choices </li></ul><ul><li>This involves : </li></ul><ul><li>A process of consultation and conversation with significant others </li></ul><ul><li>Research into pathway options </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic assessment of strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of what your daughter likes and wants </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 4. <ul><li>What are you going to do after you complete your Year 12 studies? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you researched prerequisite requirements for entry into University courses? </li></ul><ul><li>What other alternatives have you looked at for completing your goals and aspirations for the future? </li></ul><ul><li>How have you chosen your subjects for next year? </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond university college workplace </li> <li> 5. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond <ul><li>Does further study increase my chances of getting a job? </li></ul><ul><li>There is plenty of evidence to suggest the level of education you attain has a significant effect on your chance of getting a job. The May 2009 ABS Education and Work survey shows that workers who have either university or vocational education and training qualifications have lower unemployment rates than workers who do not hold post school qualifications. </li></ul><ul><li>The unemployment rate for workers who finished school with </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Year 10 as their highest qualification was 9.9% </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Year 12 as their highest qualification was 6.4% </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Certificate III/IV qualifications as their highest qualification was 3.8% </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>A Bachelor degree as their highest qualification was 2.7% </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 6. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond <ul><li>Where are the new jobs? </li></ul><ul><li>Over the five years to November 2010, more than 1.3 million jobs were created. The largest growth was in </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care and Social Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Professional, Scientific and Technical Services </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Transport, Postal and Warehousing </li></ul></li> <li> 7. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond Projected Employment Growth to 2015-16 Skill Level Skill Equivalent qualification level Level 1 Bachelor Degree or higher qualification. 2 AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma. 3 AQF Certificate III (including at least two years of on-the-job training) or IV. 4 AQF Certificate II or III. 5 AQF Certificate I or compulsory secondary education. Source: DEEWR employment projections </li> <li> 8. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 9. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 10. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 11. Career opportunities for mathematics Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 12. Science offers great careers Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 13. What can I do with a Business degree? Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 14. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond generic intellectual skills Communication and media industries Government and community International careers Performing and creative arts industries analysis critical thinking research teamwork written and oral communication information retrieval journalism, television, advertising, public relations (government, corporate, community), multimedia, publishing, freelance editing, and web design public service, defence and security industries, local government, community development, criminal justice agencies, social welfare, non-governmental agencies; diplomacy, defence, intelligence, immigration, international development, international aid agencies, NGOs with regional and global links; professional and creative writing, dance, contemporary performance theatre, live theatre and television, arts administration, film and video making, freelance photography, animation, independent production. </li> <li> 15. Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond <ul><li>Top 10 Careers with a Psychology Degree </li></ul><ul><li>There are many career options to choose from after getting a psychology degree. There are many new trends in the psychology field and many new jobs that people can obtain with the training and skills acquired in this type of educational program. The following are the top 10 careers on the rise right now and feasible to attain with a psychology degree: </li></ul><ul><li>Career Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Forensic Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial-Organizational Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>School Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Psychologist </li></ul></li> <li> 16. POST COMPULSORY SCHOOLING <ul><li>School is no longer compulsory </li></ul><ul><li>School will no longer choose the subjects your daughter will study </li></ul><ul><li>Studies standard across the state regardless of school, as prescribed by the VCAA </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 17. KEY TERMS <ul><li>VCE: Victorian Certificate of Education </li></ul><ul><li>VCAL: Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning </li></ul><ul><li>VETis: Vocational Education and Training in schools </li></ul><ul><li>VCAA: Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority </li></ul><ul><li>VTAC: Victorian Tertiary Admission Centre </li></ul><ul><li>ATAR: Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking </li></ul><ul><li>( used to be called ENTER) </li></ul><ul><li>TAFE: Technical and Further education </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 18. KILLESTERS PATHWAYS <ul><li>VCE </li></ul><ul><li>VCAL </li></ul><ul><li>Victorian Certificate of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Recognised Year 12 qualification </li></ul><ul><li>2 year course </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to University, TAFE, employment </li></ul><ul><li>Victorian Certificate of Applied learning </li></ul><ul><li>Recognised Year 12 qualification </li></ul><ul><li>2 year course </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to TAFE, employment </li></ul><ul><li>Gradually gaining recognition with some universities </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 19. STRUCTURE <ul><li>VCE </li></ul><ul><li>VCAL </li></ul><ul><li>Year 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Semester One Unit 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Semester Two Unit 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Year 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Semester One Unit 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Semester Two Unit 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Year 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Year 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Certificate </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 20. STRUCTURE <ul><li>VCE </li></ul><ul><li>VCAL </li></ul><ul><li>Girls complete studies </li></ul><ul><li>More traditional approach </li></ul><ul><li>Year 11: assessment is school based </li></ul><ul><li>Results are S or N </li></ul><ul><li>Year 12: assessment is part school based and part exams </li></ul><ul><li>Girls obtain an ATAR score </li></ul><ul><li>Girls work in 4 strands </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on, applied learning, project based </li></ul><ul><li>Industry related skills </li></ul><ul><li>Personal development </li></ul><ul><li>Work related skills </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy and Numeracy </li></ul><ul><li>Assessed as being competent </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 21. VETis <ul><li>Usually 2 year course </li></ul><ul><li>A subject in which girls can gain a certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Contributes to the final VCE or VCAL certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Involves travelling, one day out of school per week, additional costs </li></ul><ul><li>We offer two VETs at Killester: </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Applied Fashion Design and Technology </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Hospitality </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 22. VETis <ul><li>VCE </li></ul><ul><li>VCAL </li></ul><ul><li>VET is optional </li></ul><ul><li>VET is compulsory </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 23. ENTRY POINTS <ul><li>VCE </li></ul><ul><li>VCAL </li></ul><ul><li>End of Year 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Can change subjects at various points </li></ul><ul><li>VETis </li></ul><ul><li>End of year 10 </li></ul><ul><li>End of Year 10 </li></ul><ul><li>End of Semester One in Year 11 </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 24. Key issues when choosing a course of study <ul><li>Parents (and Students ) should consider the following: </li></ul><ul><li>What does your daughter enjoy studying? </li></ul><ul><li>What subjects is she good at? </li></ul><ul><li>What career is she interested in pursuing? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the tertiary course pre-requisites she needs? </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 25. Be flexible <ul><li>Your daughter should be flexible when selecting her VCE subjects: </li></ul><ul><li>She is probably uncertain about her career at this stage and her focus can change </li></ul><ul><li>Results can dictate OR necessitate change down the track </li></ul><ul><li>A single minded career pathway is not advisable </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 26. MORE OPTIONS <ul><li>Apprenticeships </li></ul><ul><li>Traineeships </li></ul><ul><li>School based apprenticeships </li></ul><ul><li>Modified/extended VCE programs </li></ul><ul><li>TAFE </li></ul><ul><li>These would be discussed with you and your daughter on a needs basis. </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 27. Subject selection <ul><li>Enrolments are completed via the Killester website </li></ul><ul><li>Enrolments open this Thursday 28 July and close Thursday 4 August </li></ul><ul><li>1 to 1 interview with VA and again with a member of the post compulsory team </li></ul><ul><li>Converse with your daughter about her choices and encourage her to gather information </li></ul><ul><li>You should see her subjects before she sends her enrolment to the school computer </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> <li> 28. <ul><li>Thank you for attending our </li></ul><ul><li>VCE VCAL VET </li></ul><ul><li>Information Evening </li></ul>Pathway Planning 2012 and beyond </li> </ul>


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