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More than 140 guests, including secondary school Principals, their board of trustee representatives, business and local government leaders, attended the biennial VIP Smart Waikato Leadership Summit in the University of Waikato’s Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.

 

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Findings from Smart Waikato’s Secondary School Employer Partnerships (SSEP), an initiative improving the way schools engage with local employers, were unveiled at the invitation-only event at the University of Waikato’s Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.

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Smart Waikato Trust chief executive Mary Jensen said SSEP is directly enabling schools, students and teachers to work with employers to create context around what is being taught at school.

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