Learning - Careers, Pathways and Transition

Careers, Pathways and Transition - Mrs Michelle Wood

Welcome to the Careers, Pathways and Transition Department. I welcome any parent or student into my office. My role here at Saint Francis College is a broad and varied one. Here is a brief outline of what my responsibilities and duties:

- Keep up to date with all Career related information through networking, reading and attending professional development courses. 

- Counsel students and parents on career related topics. 

- Assist and provide information on all universities opportunities, accommodation options, and alternated pathways into further education.  

- Promote career information including job opportunities, courses, open days, camps, scholarships and key dates. 

- Understand the different processes between states. E.g. VTAC / UAC

- Provide assistance with all early entry programs. 

- Organize guest speakers from different universities, job training companies and community employment businesses. 

- Create partnerships and relationships with community businesses. 

- Implement career programs and job placement opportunities for students who want to leave school. 

- Assist with preparing students in finding employment. 

- Co-ordinate Taste of Tafe programs with TAFE NSW.

- Provide information through a University Night / Careers Expo for students and their parents. 

- Provide students resources to assist their career plan. 

- Promote and demonstrate resources on our College Careers Webpage. www.saintfranciscareers.com


All appointments can be made during recess any day by students and all parents have to do is email me on woodm@ww.catholic.edu.au. 


Michelle Wood