Secondary School Employer Partnerships

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Thank you to our SSEP supporters.

Smart Waikato’s Secondary School Employer Partnerships (SSEP) is an award winning initiative connecting young people, educators and employers, generating transformative results for communities. Employers from a range of sectors interconnect with school faculties contextualising learning for Year 9 and 10 and introducing them to a wide range of careers.

Goals:

• improve student achievement, retention and transition in schools
• answer the question: “Why am I learning this subject?”
• ensure students make solid school subject choices to successfully transition into further education and employment
• introduce students to key industries in region
• increase attraction to careers in critical industries in our region
• encourage young people to stay in the region

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Information and outcomes:

TEACHERS ENJOY:
  • Robust SSEP structure, support and resources
  • More engaged students
  • Professional development
  • Business connections

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EMPLOYERS ENJOY:
  • Informing and encouraging young people
  • Profiling their business and industry
  • Professional development of staff
  • Social responsibility

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SSEP Schools and Employers to date:

SSEP Employers as at June18 RGB

For more information:

Linda Nelson Caie (Project Manager) linda@smartwaikato.co.nz
Mary Jensen (Chief Executive) mary@smartwaikato.co.nz