Professional Learning

The Pathways and Transitions, Career Learning team is dedicated to the development and provision of quality professional learning for careers, transition advisers and school staff.

Professional learning is core to enable educators to improve their practice which leads to improved student outcomes and achievements.

Professional learning events

Event Date and registration details
Career Bites

Career Bites is delivered virtually by the Career and Workplace Learning team.

Career Bites is a series of short, sharp webinars designed specifically for careers and transition advisers.

Sessions are recorded and then uploaded under the recordings tab in the professional learning and meetings channel.

Date: Wednesday 25 October

Time: 3.30pm

Topic: Mission Possible - Work Experience with the Australian Defence Force


Week 6: Wednesday 15 November

Topic: Unleashing your Inner Genius with Jade Moffat - Corporate Social Responsibility Lead - IBM A/NZ

Time: 3.30pm

Week 9: Wednesday 6 December

Topic: Wrap up and planning for 2024

Time: 3.30pm

Location: Professional Learning and Meetings channel, Careers and Transition Adviser State Wide Staffroom

Email Arthur Zigas for enquiries and suggestions:

Title: Inclusive career learning strategies for students from refugee backgrounds

This professional learning supports teachers working with students from refugee backgrounds as they transition to post school pathways.

Co-designed and delivered by Multicultural Education and Career & Workplace Learning, this workshop will present information about the refugee experience and its impact, demonstrate collaborative practices within schools and offer strategies on how to effectively communicate with students from refugee backgrounds and their families.

Date: 27 November 2023,

Time: 1.00pm – 3:30pm

Venue: virtual delivery, teams link provided on registration.

MyPL: NR31888



Scott Barnier, Career Learning Advisor, 0499 851 389,

Amy Greenshields, Student Transition Coordinator, 0447 229 421,

myfuture will be hosting face to face workshops in 2024.

myfuture is Australia’s National Career Information Service and provides online resources to explore career pathways and tools to develop self-knowledge for career decision-making.

Focus topics:

  • What is career development? Career development is life long and life wide and deeply related to identity, purpose, and meaning. (myth busting).
  • What is career education? Explaining how career development education is inherently related to student engagement and success and doesn't require much extra work on the part of the teacher (more myth busting)
  • What does quality career education look like? Evidence base, frameworks, and resources.
  • Every teacher has a role to play. Strategies for teachers to integrate career education into their lessons.

Face to face workshops

Location: 105 Phillip Street, Parramatta


Tuesday 19 March 2024

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm Primary school
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch
  • 12:30pm - 3:30pm High school

Tuesday 3 September 2024

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm Primary school
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch
  • 12:30pm - 3:30pm High school

Contact: Gigi Awadalla Transition Advisor


Call: 0436843809

NOTE: The primary and secondary sessions differ in their focus: the primary session emphasizes concepts like identity formation and influences, while the secondary session centres on career exploration and decision-making. These distinctions also extend to the recommended strategies.


  • Teaching and learning

Business Unit:

  • Education and Skills Reform
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