Pathways and Wellbeing Expo
Last week it was wonderful to be able to open up our doors and welcome back our Pathways and Wellbeing Expo to our TMC community, in what has traditionally been a bi-annual event, but like a lot of things has been put on hold since 2019.
Sometimes things cannot be scripted, and on this occasion our event landed on the night of the biggest sporting event for the year, Australia’s Matildas V England’s, World Cup Semi Final. However, as the buzz word of the minute is ‘pivot’ that is exactly what we did and brought forward the event by half an hour to allow as many members as possible from our community a chance to come and chat with industry professionals, and then depart to watch the history making match.
What a turn out we had! It was so fantastic to see so many from our community in attendance. From what has been a rather disconnected few years, it is great to see the connection in our community is still strong.
We are thankful for the generosity of the stall holders who not only responded to our last-minute changes, but who brought energy to the event, answering many questions they faced throughout the evening. Overall, we had 41 providers attend, industries varying from Tertiary Education, Vocational Education and Training, Trade, Media, Arts, Wellbeing and many more!
Our Pathways and Wellbeing Expo provides students and their families the ability to explore and begin the planning process around the many different pathways and wellbeing support options that are available. It also provides our students a very valuable networking opportunity, to assist with their future career and wellbeing options. As educators one of our main objectives is to assist in providing our students with a pathway that leans into their strengths and interests, following on from their time with us. These events are important for allowing space for student agency around their decision making, which is an integral part of the process of growing and developing into successful young people of the future.
- Adelaide University
- AFL Sports ready
- BAE Systens
- CMI Toyota
- Community Bridging services
- EQUALS International
- Feros Care
- Flinders University
- HIT SA
- Interact Australia
- Leisure Employment
- Master Plumbers
- Media Makeup
- Monkey Stack
- Northern Volunteering
- Project 18
- Queensford College
- Salisbury Council
- Surf Life Saving SA
- Tafe SA
- The African Society (UniSA)
- The French
- University of South Australia
- Western Technical College
- Catholic Schools Education
- St Patricks Technical College
Thank you to our VIP guests,
Mr John Fulbrook MP
Cr Kylie Grenfell - representative for Mayor Gillian Aldridge
Cr David Hood
Mrs Louise Murphy - Catholic Education South Australia
Thank you to Dianne Dearden and Neralie Forbes for supporting our Year 11 Food Technology class in creating the incredibly delicious grazing platters for our VIP guests,
Thank you to our Grounds, IT and Front Office Admin staff for their incredible support as always.
Thank you to Lynda Stewart, Briony Forster and the VET team for their leadership and direction not only with the event but with our students every single week.
Mr John Fulbrook MP with Deputy Principal Shannon Bertram
Thank you to Kate Onofrio and Giordanna Cimmino for their effort into our student Wellbeing Support and Initiatives.
Thank you to our current and past students who are running their own enterprises and provided us with gifts to share with our guest stall holders.
The ladies from QT x Charms for their wonderful ‘TMC’ Key chains.
Alicia Le from Cake n Co Adelaide for her incredible TMC cookies
Ben Oates (Class of ’22) from Ben’s Baking for his delicious Macaroons
Finally, and definitely not least, an event such as this does not go ahead without extensive planning and hard work, and we wish to offer our sincerest thank you to Annilyse who as an intern, worked closely with our VET team to present a successful event that was fun, engaging and well planned.
Mrs Kate Onofrio with Miss Giordanna Cimmino.
Miss Annilyse Thompson and Mrs Lynda Steward
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