Career Education

Career education is the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes through a planned program of learning experiences in education and training settings. It can assist students to make informed decisions about their study and/or work options and enable effective participation in working life. 

Key features

  • Career education supports students to explore the world of work, identify career options and pathways. 
  • Career education includes work exploration, industry engagement and work-related curriculum opportunities across all curriculum areas for all students. 
  • Career education supports students to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing world of work. 

Guiding principles

To support the Requirements and Guidelines for Career Education, guiding principles have been developed. Click below for the guiding principles document on each key element outlined in the Requirements and Guidelines for Career Education. 

Clarifying Careerify 

The Careerify website has useful information on exploring career options and how to make decisions around school subjects, vocational training, further education and the world of work. It is focussed on career information for students in Years 9 – 12. The articles, processes and activities on the website are evidence based in career development theory.