Ministers visit Prairiewood HS to launch Educational Pathways Program expansion

On Friday, 24 February 2022, Minister for Skills and Training Alister Henskens and Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell were welcomed at Prairiewood High School to the expansion of the program to another 120 high schools on the back of the successful pilot.

There's been a range of exciting opportunities created at Prairiewood High School during the pilot phase of the Educational Pathways Program.

During this visit, to launch the program expansion to an additional 120 schools, both ministers had an opportunity to see first-hand the vocational education and training (VET) pathways being explored.

Image: Minister Mitchell and Minister Henskens speaking with Ruby Fanoosh

Minister Sarah Mitchell and Minister Alister Henskens had a great opportunity to speak with Ruby Fanoosh about the great work she's doing while completing her school-based traineeship in Sports Coaching.

Image: Olga Gromof, Shannon Mudiman and Minister Henskens

Olga Gromof, Head Teacher Careers for the Cowpasture Region, with Shannon Mudiman who has joined the Educational Pathways Program as program Leader, with Alister Henskens, Minister for Skills and Training.

Image: The program team with students and staff from Prairiewood HS

As always, delivering positive outcomes for high school students in vocational education and training is a team effort.

Front row, L:R Alisa Lam (School Captain), Jonathan Ou (School Captain), Noeel Issa, Ruby Fanoosh, Amy Vayliss. Back row, L:R Shannon Mudiman, Educational Pathways Program Leader, Alister Henskens, Minister for Skills and Training , Sarah Mitchell, Minister for Education and Early Learning, Olga Gromof, Head Teacher Careers, Belinda Giudice, Principal, Deb Summerhayes, Executive Director, Marianne Siokos, Director Educational Leadership, Penny Evans, Careers Adviser, Garrick Mulcahy, Transition Adviser.

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