Transitions and Careers

The Directorate’s Transitions and Careers section supports the transitions and careers of all students in ACT public schools through the stages of schooling and beyond to further education, training and/or employment. This includes the provision of:

In addition, the Transitions and Careers section:

  • Supports teachers who wish to gain career qualifications;
  • Provides professional learning opportunities to ensure that career practitioners meet the Professional Standards for Australian Career Practitioners;
  • Coordinates the annual Deanne Reynolds Career Development Award;
  • Coordinates the ACT Career Advisors' Mentoring Program for beginning school career practitioners;
  • Administers Approval Statement applications for young people under the age of 17 who wish to follow a training path other than formal schooling post Year 10;
  • Distributes the Directions newsletter each term to all stakeholders involved in and supporting career education in ACT schools.