Secondary School Employer Partnerships

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Information and outcomes:

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Smart Waikato’s Secondary School Employer Partnerships (SSEP) connect young people, educators and employers, generating transformative results for communities. Employers from a range of sectors interconnect with school faculties contextualising learning for Year 9 and 10 and introducing them to a wide range of careers.


• improve student achievement, retention and transition in schools
• answer the question: “Why am I learning this subject?”
• ensure students make solid school subject choices to successfully transition into further education and employment
• introduce students to key industries in region
• increase attraction to careers in critical industries in our region
• encourage young people to stay in the region

Download SSEP Information Sheet

For more information:

Linda Nelson Caie (Project Manager)
Mary Jensen (Chief Executive)


SSEP Supporters

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  • Robust SSEP structure, support and resources
  • More engaged students
  • Professional development
  • Business connections

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  • Informing and encouraging young people
  • Profiling their business and industry
  • Professional development of staff
  • Social responsibility

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SSEP Schools and Employers to date:

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Hillcrest High School
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Matamata College
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Forest View High School
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Tokoroa College
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Waikato Diocesan School for Girls (Science)
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