Student Futures Friday, 22 Mar 2024

Real-World Skills Delivered to Students

Continuing to support student academic and personal growth, this year Toorak College introduced a new Year 10 subject called Agile. During Term 2 in Agile, students have the opportunity to further develop their transferable skill set through a Micro-credential. Spanning across CPR qualifications, mental health training, hacking courses and more, students have the opportunity to leverage a transferable skill which will assist them in scoring their first job or simply adding to their resume.…

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Student Futures Thursday, 01 Sept 2022

Careers of the Future

Advice for students taking their first career steps What will the workplace look like when our Junior School students turn 18 in 2030? Will university still exist? Will robots be doing our work? The short answer is - we don’t really know. What we do know is our students are planning their careers in a tumultuous landscape, unseen by previous generations, thanks to advances in technology and globalisation. Our grandparents prioritised job stability and prestige when deciding upon a career. To…

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Girl Power Friday, 01 July 2022

Dare to be Ambitious

The way to change the world, or at least your world, is to dare to be ambitious. Because when you dare to dream big, you challenge the status quo and give yourself the opportunity to pave your own way forward and make a difference. For many young females, embracing ambition is uncomfortable. More so than their male counterparts, females cast doubts in their own minds and feel the pressure to succeed differently. For many, it is not passion nor skill that holds them back, it is the fear of…

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