Education Matters

Key learnings of vocational education participants

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Dec 17, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Trinity boys that choose the Trinity Vocational Academic Course (TVAC) pathway are put in the spotlight, as they share their stories, successes and opportunities in seven minute presentations to peers, teachers, employers and family members at the Trinity ‘Bringing Traineeships to Life’ event. The evening’s focus is to celebrate school-based traineeships and the boys that participate.

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Boys learning, Education, Vocational training

Five life skills gained through Army Cadets

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Nov 4, 2016 6:00:00 AM


Once an avenue of formal military training, the Australian Army Cadets is now a youth development organisation, which has transformed to reflect changing times and attitudes. Why do some schools place such importance in Army Cadets?

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Topics: All boys education, Trinity difference, Co-curricular activities, Boys learning, Cadets, Courses, Vocational training, Leadership

The value of work placement for VET students

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Aug 19, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses have the capacity to engage and challenge students to maximise their individual talents. Acquiring a range of technical, practical, personal and organisational abilities, boys develop industry-recognised skills to engage in the working world.

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Topics: Boys' education, Boys learning, Courses, Vocational training

How a school based traineeship could benefit your son

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 21, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Early last year universities and business leaders announced a new national strategy on work integrated learning to build the productive capacity of Australia’s workforce, improve graduate job prospects and meet the skills needs of employers.

According to the National Strategy Report on Work Integrated Learning, partnerships between industry, community and educators is vital to shaping future economic prospects.

In New South Wales, one third of Year 11 and Year 12 students undertake a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course as part of their Higher School Certificate. Increasingly, Trinity Grammar School boys are choosing to study a VET course, attracting one in three Year 11 and 12 students.

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Topics: Education, Vocational training

VET courses prepare boys for jobs of the future

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Apr 9, 2016 6:00:00 AM

In New South Wales, one third of Year 11 and Year 12 students undertake a VET (Vocational Education and Training) course as part of their Higher School Certificate*. Increasingly, one in three Year 11 and 12 students are choosing VET courses.

At Trinity, our VET programme is focused on engaging boys in practical and meaningful education that equips them with industry-recognised skills while exercising and expanding boys’ minds and imaginations. This reflects Trinity’s commitment to providing an extensive range of education programmes to help boys realise their talents, passions and purpose in life.

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Topics: All boys education, Vocational training