What is your role at Glennie?
How do you work with the girls to create individual learning pathways?
The Careers Room is always open for girls to drop in, or to have a scheduled meeting to chat about their future pathways. We take an individual approach and work with each girl to put into place study options that are going to suit their pathway.
What advice do you give to girls if they are unsure about what they would like to do after school?
It is okay not to know. Just don't "Do Nothing". Always stay engaged in something so that you are always building your knowledge, skills and experiences. Remember skills and experience are transferable. Sometimes it is through a process of elimination that we find which direction we should go.
What qualifications do you hold?
Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
Master of Education (Guidance and Counselling)
Why are you passionate about girls education?
While equality in the workplace has come a long way, there are still key gender differences in many areas. Every day in our school I see the girls confidently leading. They are driven and motivated, continually working towards achieving their academic, sporting and extra-curricular goals. I hope in my work I can help them build on this self-efficacy so they feel empowered to chase down their future career goals.
What sets Glennie apart from the other schools?
Glennie's individualised approach sets it apart for me. Glennie recognises that each girl is on their own pathway and gives the girls the freedom to choose a study program that best meets their future goals. Glennie values the benefits of vocational training for the skills and experiences the girls gain from it, not just as a pathway option. The opportunities the girls get at Glennie value adds to their bank of experiences so they are leaving prepared for the real world.
What excites you about your role at The Glennie School?
The girls at Glennie are passionate and motivated to achieve their goals. Every day I get to hear about their future plans and be a part of turning their dreams into plans.
What do you think the future of unique learning pathways looks like?
Future pathways are in the hands of the girls. My work is very much directed by their goals. As our girls explore their possibilities, we will be there to support them in turning their possibilities into opportunities.