At Henley High School students investigate their future pathways through structured programs in PLP: Year 8, 9 & 10, Stage 1 & 2 Workplace Practices and within each of the Curriculum areas. This investigation incorporates: Choosing subjects, VET, participating in structured work placements, investigating careers, work opportunities and further education.
Personal Learning Plan
The Personal Learning Plan (PLP) is a compulsory 10-credit subject undertaken at Stage 1, Year 10. Students must achieve a C grade or better to complete the subject successfully and gain their SACE.
At Henley High School students are prepared to successfully complete the Stage 1 Personal Learning Plan at Year 9 -10 through a comprehensive PLP program across both years.
The PLP helps students to:
Developing goals for the future will engage students in activities such as:
As part of PLP students investigate Course and Subject information. This includes:
Without goals and plans, our futures are left to chance. (From ‘SenseAbility: Sense of Future’, Beyond Blue)
What are Employability Skills?
Employability skills are the non-technical skills and knowledge necessary for effective participation in the workforce, and include the following skills:
They are also sometimes referred to as generic skills, capabilities, enabling skills or key competencies.
Students are encouraged and supported in their development of these crucial skills and capabilities.