Building School-to-Industry Partnerships
The most amazing fact about the skills gap is that it can be filled. You can make it happen.
Students at St John XXIII Catholic College are 21st century learners who collaborate, think critically and communicate effectively to respond flexibly to the demands of their workplaces.
They create their own opportunities through entrepreneurship.
Through strong partnerships with leading industry organisations, our students benefit from workplace experience, internships, sponsorships, guest lectures and industry insights, giving them a significant advantage and foot in the door of their chosen career.
Businesses and enterprising individuals can help provide a more rigorous and skills-based curriculum, highlighting employability skills like teamwork, communication, and presentation skills among others. You provide students with the new Three Rs: rigor, relevance, and relationships. Relationships are not only important in the job market, but also to their personal lives—students gain access to role models they may not otherwise have.
You have the power to prepare future leaders and gift the workforce with knowledgeable, diverse, and driven talent.
When you volunteer withSt John XXIII Catholic College, your return on investment is high. We welcome individuals to act as mentors in students’ lives to ignite their passion for learning or expose them to the vast career opportunities available to them.
Local volunteers are able to open countless doors for students who never even knew they existed.
Ways you can get involved:
- Guest speak in a classroom
- Host a worksite visit
- Present at a Careers Day
- Host a job shadow
- Participate in mock interviews
- Participate in informational interviews
- Host an intern
- Join a local advisory board
- Connect with students virtually
An enterprise partnership between your company/organisation and St John XXIII Catholic College aligns industry expertise, community leadership, and pipeline development needs that transform the secondary school experience. You will be helping our students learn lifelong skills that can be used in school and beyond in their career journey - making a tangible difference to the world.
By working with St John XXIII Catholic College your company will be at the forefront of shaping workforce development and recruiting diverse talent with a solid foundation of work-ready skills tailored to your needs.
We seek to forge high impact, integrated partnerships that:
- Fulfil your company’s corporate social responsibility goals
- Support innovative teaching and learning strategies, including a rigorous and relevant curriculum aligned to career themes
- Connects what students are learning in class to real-world application
- Creates meaningful interactions between students and industry professionals and role models
- Creates opportunity for secondary students to be career ready!
CLC Stanhope is looking for new relationships with industry partners.
If you’re interested in working with our students we’d love to hear from you.
Invest in the community. Invest in learning. Invest in your own future.