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IMG 2144 01 Feb 2018 Unprecedented growth for school-employer partnerships Almost half of all Waikato’s secondary schools will benefit from Smart Waikato’s Secondary School Employer Partnerships (SSEP) this year thanks to the backing of economic, philanth... Read more zalamero2web4 03 Nov 2017 Eureka smoothies strike gold at enterprise awards Enterprising Waikato secondary school students will wing their way to Wellington in December after striking gold at the Waikato-King Country Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Annual Aw... Read more IMG 2141 18 Oct 2017 School employer partnerships reach East and South Waikato An initiative generating transformative results for Waikato communities by connecting young people with employers is being expanded to include more secondary schools.To date, 2200 ... Read more fonterra dan jim launch 24 Sep 2017 Fed Farmers support "real world" SSEP learning at Te Kauwhata Federated Farmers Charitable Society has adopted Te Kauwhata College as part of Smart Waikato's Secondary School Employer Partnerships (SSEP).Year 9 and 10 science and food technol... Read more 2017 04 11 10.05.13 24 Sep 2017 Science in the real world at Cambridge High Hundreds of Waikato secondary school students are being paired with employers to see how their school subjects are used in the real world.Smart Waikato's Secondary School Employer ... Read more James I 31 May 2017 Denmark win for young Waikato entrepreneur The mentoring skills of a Waikato YES Alumni have helped a team of secondary school students clinch a Danish national business competition.Former Hillcrest High School student and ... Read more SW 116 11 May 2017 Success unveiled at Leadership Summit More than 140 Waikato education, business and community leaders turned out to the Smart Waikato Leadership Summit yesterday to hear how Secondary School Employer Partnerships are i... Read more SW 027 19 Apr 2017 Opportunity for "systemic change" to be unveiled at Summit Key Waikato leaders will turn out en masse next month to hear how a ground-breaking regional initiative is improving education to employment pathways for the region’s young people ... Read more Crankworks3 20 Dec 2016 Waikato students star at Young Enterprise National Awards Two groups of Waikato students have been recognised tonight at the Young Enterprise National Awards in Wellington.The awards recognised student teams who were taking part in The Li... Read more 2017 02 28 12.22.53 22 Sep 2016 New employer partnership schools announced The ground-breaking initiative strengthening relationships between Waikato secondary schools and businesses will be implemented in five more schools in the region next year.Smart W... Read more