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.

Email Arthur Zigas for enquiries and suggestions:

Date: Tuesday Wednesday 13 September 2023 - 3.30pm

Topic: Sowing Seeds of Success: A quest into Food and Fibre production career pathways.

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

The 2024 Rural and Remote K-12 Career Education Initiative is now open.

The Rural and Remote K-12 Career Education Initiative:

  • provides $10,000 financial support and curriculum assistance for successful schools.
  • is designed for schools to embed career learning into the curriculum.
  • aims to assist schools in broadening students’ career aspirations and supports effective Year 6 to Year 7 career transition programs.

Important information:

  • Applications close 20 October 2023
  • Successful schools must attend the symposium and professional learning in November at one of two locations, Tamworth or Dubbo.
  • Develop a project plan during professional learning.
  • Present their initiative at the 2024 November symposium.

Applications and more information can be found here.


Information session: 3:30pm - 4:30pm Thursday 12th October

Successful schools will be required to attend a face-to-face project planning session at one of the following locations:

  • Tamworth: 14 and 15 November 2023, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, or
  • Dubbo: 21 and 22 November 2023, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Contact: Scott Barnier Career Learning Advisor | Skills and Pathways


Call: 0499851389

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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