Nimble News 6th June 2022

Attention Industry Associations and interested stakeholders:

There are new opportunities for industry associations and/or businesses to provide ‘career experiences’ through a recently announced WA Year 9 Career Taster Program. They have developed a “Career Taster Portal”, where schools can search for experiences. These could include excursions, hands-on activities.

We are hosting two forums to:

  • Gather interest from your industries in engaging with schools.

  • Explore what experiences could be offered by your industry association and/or members

  • Gather information on existing resources that you already have (e.g. websites, online videos)

Webinar: Wednesday 22nd June @ 4pm RSVP here

Face to Face: Thursday 30th June @ 4pm RSVP here

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact us on 9361 2800.


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