Passions & Pathways 2017

  • Student Centred Learning
  • Aligned to school based Victorian Curriculum outcomes
  • Authentic experience in local workplaces to develop future pathways
  • Raising grade six student aspirations to value learning, training and employment
  • Understanding education as an essential element in life

Elements

(Based on 30 Year 6 students)

A FLEXIBLE model allows schools to choose their starting date. The first 3-4 elements can be done in Term 2. This enables breaks in some weeks for preparation/research.

Term 3 only Model – 10 weeks

  • Tuning in/finding out – s/based
  • Safety Systems – 1 x 1hr visit –s/ based
  • Young Industry Ambassadors x 2-4 x 1 weeks – school based
  • Trade Training Centre Visit – 1 hr
  • LA TROBE UNI Workshops–3 hrs
  • Industry Tours – Group sizes 10-12. 2 visits per group over 1 week.
  • Projects – Group sizes 6-8. 1.5 hrs per week, over 3 weeks.
  • Celebration of student learning

Learning Tasks

  • Student learning embedded in aligned to the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment
  • Preparation (pre/post)
  • Research
  • Follow up from visits
  • Presentations
  • Portfolios to record learning

Principal Commitment

  • Passions and Pathways School Based Leader/Facilitator
  • Designated and integrated learning time in weekly timetable
  • Planning Time
  • Building relationships with all stakeholders
  • Principal attendance at Steering Committee Meetings 1 x month

Budget Requirements

(Based on 30 students)

  • For Tours: need 3-4 teachers to attend and follow up
  • For Projects: need 4-5 teachers to attend and follow up
  • Some Projects required additional resources
  • Transport – buses. some public transport use
  • Portfolios – A3 Display
  • Photocopying
  • EXPO/Showcase venue hire – shared between schools
  • Registration – shared by schools, to cover website hosting

Transport Costs

  • 1 each to drop off /pick up Trade Training Centre & LA TROBE University
  • Tours 1-2 days x 4 drop offs/pick up
  • Projects 3 days x drop offs /pick ups

Support

  • Passions and Pathways Steering Committee
  • City of Greater Bendigo/Bendigo Manufacturers’ Group
  • Goldfields Local Learning & Employment Network
  • Significant in kind contribution by all partners
  • Partnership Manager
  • Curriculum Framework
  • Implementation Framework
  • Website – new 2017

Teacher Tasks

  • Designated Learning Time aligned to and embedded in the Victorian Curriculum – school based: 4-6 hours for prep/follow up
  • Planning time
  • Meetings – with schools involved
  • LA TROBE University – planning pre-visit 1 hr on site
  • Tour Host planning pre-visits 1 day on site
  • Project Host planning, development of Student Booklet – on site

For further information please call

  • Anne Brosnan: Executive Officer Goldfields LLEN: 0434 693-349
  • Dzintra Martin: Partnership Manager: 0408 375-599

2017 Document Downloads

1. Term Planner Term Planner 2017
2. 2017 Timetable Timetable 2017
3. YIA Timetable YIA Visits Timetable 2017
4. LA TROBE UNI Experience Day Latrobe Experience 2017
6. P&P Projects Projects 2017

2016 Components Calendar

Activity Date Eaglehawk PS Lightning Reef PS Specimen Hill PS
Paul Flood – Safety Systems Thursday, June 2nd 12.15-1.15 10.00-11.00 2.00-3.00
Young Industry Ambassadors Thursday June 9th
Thursday June 16th
12.15-1.15
[17th at 2.00 & 20th at 2.00]
10.00-11.00
10.00-11.00
11.45-12.45
11.45-12.45
P & P launch at Capital Theatre Thursday, June 16th 6.00-7.00 6.00-7.00 6.00-7.00
Park Rd Trade Training Centre Visits Thursday June 23rd 11.15-12.15 10.15-11.15 9.15-10.15
La Trobe Uni - Workshops Thursday July 14th 9.30-12.30 9.30-12.30 9.30-12.30
Industry Tours Thursday, July 21st
Wednesday, July 27th
Thursday, July 28th
11.15 & 12.30
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12.30
9.30
9.30
9.30
11.00
9.30
9.30
Projects Thursday, Aug 11th
Thursday Aug 18th
Thursday Aug 25th
Thursday Sept 1st
11.00 Jools For Jim
11.30 Others
9.30
9.30
9.30
9.30
9.30
9.30
9.30
9.30
Expo Tuesday, Sep 13th Set up/lunch: 11.00-1.30
Expo: 1.30-2.45
Set up/lunch: 11.00-1.30
Expo: 1.30-2.45
Set up/lunch: 11.00-1.30
Expo: 1.30-2.45

Tour Hosts

  • Thales
  • Keech 3D Advanced Manufacturing
  • Motherson Elastomers
  • Hofmann Engineering
  • Dennis Homes
  • CFA
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Bunnings Epsom
  • BB Truss & Timber
  • Bendigo Tourism
  • Bendigo Bank
  • ASQ Eaglehawk
Project Hosts Project Venue
Monash School of Rural Health Medical Mysteries Hospital Precinct
Jools for Jim Hair Skin Beauty Jools for Jim
Enterprise Robotics Robotics Discovery Centre
Emergency Services Vic Police, CFA, SES Marong
Hofmann Engineering Fabrication – Letter boxes Hofmann Engineering
Angie Jackman Millinery Fashion Bendigo Library
Coliban Water Water Management Epsom Creek, La Trobe
Café Essence Hospitality Fortuna Villa
Keech 3D Advanced Manufacturing 3D Printing Keech 3D
Penno Drafting/TAFE Design and Construction Penno Drafting/TAFE Charleston Rd
MSD Animal Health MSD Animal Health MSD/La Trobe Uni