My Skills is based on the notion that to be successful in the new world of work, young people need to begin constructing knowledge and building their range of capabilities as early as possible.
Collaboration between employers, community agencies and VET educators has been pivotal in connecting school students with relevant skills that will be useful when considering their future employment options.
In 2019, Macksville TAFE delivered the pilot Year 9 MySkills program at Macksville High School, which was deemed a great success.
As a result, we were lucky enough to again host the program with the 2020 Year 9 cohort on February 12-14.
Each day brought new industry areas, employers and representatives, and hands on activities to give students a memorable experience in their career exploration process.