Margaret Beagley is our Careers Advisor

Contact Details: or telephone 453 6035 extension 816.

Careers’ advice, Course advice, STAR courses, Tertiary entry and enrolment information, Gateway work placement, Work experience, Job application assistance, CV writing guidance and Interview assistance are available to all students through the Careers Department.

Career planning encompasses understanding of personal skills, values, qualities and abilities and then identifying a range of viable career options to explore before decisions are made. Students are encouraged to be flexible, adaptable and recognize that they can develop transferable skills in a range of environments.

School courses, work exploration and career planning are, where possible, arranged to meet the needs of individual students. Parents are invited and encouraged to be part of this process. Close links are maintained with a wide range of employers in the greater Dunedin area and students regularly enter work or apprenticeship directly from school.

Information about entry to work, and Tertiary education is constantly up-dated and made available to all students.  Liaison visits with Polytechnics and Universities happen at regular intervals.

To contact Margaret telephone the main office on 453 6035.

Some of the students pictured below are on their Gateway placements.












Career Study and Life Planning

( aims to try to give high school students as much information and useful links as possible to help them make better-informed career or training choices as they transition from secondary school.  The site is designed to complement and support the work of careers advisors by helping and enabling students at all levels of achievement to undertake their own exploration or research into potential study or vocational options.

SchoolConnect – a career planning resource for secondary school students from Year 9 to Year 13.  The website can be used by students, parents or schools searching for simple, user-friendly career information to help our youth make informed decisions before taking their next step.

What is SchoolConnect?

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