Careers and Higher Education Team
At our school, we recognize the importance of preparing our students for successful futures beyond their academic journey. That’s why we have a dedicated Careers and Higher Education Team that provides comprehensive support and guidance to students as they navigate their career paths and explore opportunities for higher education. The team consists of experienced professionals who are passionate about helping students make informed decisions about their future endeavors. Here’s an overview of the purpose of our Careers and Higher Education Team and the programs we offer:
- To assist students in identifying their interests, strengths, and career aspirations.
- To provide guidance and resources for exploring different career options and understanding the pathways to achieve their goals.
- To support students in making informed decisions about higher education options, including universities, colleges, and vocational programs.
- To facilitate connections with professionals and alumni from various industries, allowing students to gain insights and network.
- Individualized career counseling sessions to help students explore their interests, skills, and values.
- Assessments and tools to assist students in understanding their strengths and identifying potential career paths.
- Guidance in setting career goals and developing action plans to achieve them.
College and University Guidance:
- Assistance with college and university research, including information on admission requirements, programs, and scholarships.
- Support in preparing college applications, including personal statements and resumes.
- College visitation programs and information sessions to expose students to various higher education options.
Vocational and Technical Education:
- Information and guidance on vocational and technical training programs and certifications.
- Assistance in identifying career opportunities in trades, technology, healthcare, and other specialized fields.
- Collaboration with industry partners to provide internships, apprenticeships, or work-study programs.
Alumni and Professional Networks:
- Facilitating connections between students and alumni who can offer insights, mentorship, and career advice.
- Organizing career fairs, networking events, and guest speaker sessions to expose students to a wide range of professions.
- Partnerships with local businesses and organizations to provide internship and job shadowing opportunities.
Our Careers and Higher Education Team is committed to empowering students to make informed decisions about their future and supporting them in achieving their career and educational goals. Through a variety of programs and personalized guidance, we strive to equip our students with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary for success in their chosen paths.
As part of our commitment to providing comprehensive career guidance and preparing students for their future career and university choices, we have integrated UNifrog into our curriculum starting from Grade 7 and continuing through the higher grades. UNifrog is a powerful online platform that offers a wide range of resources and tools to support students in their career exploration and university application processes. Here’s how we integrate UNifrog into our curriculum:
- UNifrog provides students with access to a vast database of career options, allowing them to explore different industries, professions, and job pathways.
- Students can complete career assessments and quizzes to gain insights into their interests, strengths, and potential career matches.
- The platform offers detailed information about each career, including job descriptions, required qualifications, salary ranges, and related university courses.
University Research and Application Support:
- UNifrog simplifies the university research process by offering a comprehensive database of universities and courses worldwide.
- Students can explore different universities based on their preferences, including location, course offerings, entry requirements, and student satisfaction ratings.
- The platform provides guidance on writing personal statements, creating resumes, and preparing for university interviews.
- Students can track application deadlines and manage their university applications efficiently through the platform.
- UNifrog generates personalized recommendations for students based on their interests, academic performance, and career aspirations.
- The platform suggests relevant career paths, universities, and courses that align with students’ profiles, helping them make informed decisions.
Skills Development and Enrichment:
- UNifrog offers a range of resources to help students develop essential skills, such as communication, critical thinking, and leadership.
- The platform suggests extracurricular activities, internships, and volunteering opportunities that can enhance students’ skills and enrich their university applications.
By integrating UNifrog into our curriculum, we ensure that our students have access to a comprehensive and user-friendly platform that supports their career exploration and university preparation. UNifrog equips students with the necessary tools and information to make well-informed decisions about their future, empowering them to pursue their desired career paths and higher education opportunities.
Head of Careers, Higher Education and Testing