Careers and Pathways Coordinator Joelle McCully joined the Ponder Program when it was first released in early 2022, as she immediately saw the opportunity to use the unique resources in her careers program.
Careers Advisor Tanya Allen talks about her use of the Ponder Program resources and Career Clusters to support her cohort of Year 10 students to think more widely about their career options.
Careers Advisor Terence Priester talks with Rob Sattler from Study Work Grow about using the Ponder Program & Career Clusters at Newington College
Explore the importance of engaging employers in career education programs, and find practical tips to create meaningful experiences and connections with local businesses.
Find out how to motivate students to continue career conversations beyond the classroom. Learn practical tips for helping them engage with parents, mentors, and community members to gain valuable insights and advice on their future careers.
Learn how to help students focus on their next steps rather than fixating on distant goals. Empower them with practical tools and strategies to set short-term goals, build resilience, and navigate their career paths with confidence.
“You can’t be what you can’t see”.
A visual example of career education materials being used across multiple school settings.
Uncover strategies for challenging student assumptions and debunking career stereotypes. Encourage your students to keep an open mind and broaden their horizons by researching and considering a diverse range of career options.
Explore the importance of local industry knowledge in career discussions with students. Learn how to identify prominent local industries and engage students in meaningful conversations about potential career paths in their own community.
Discover how to foster positive career conversations with students by focusing on their strengths, avoiding judgment, and cultivating a supportive environment.