Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at Henley High School are supported by the ASETO (Aboriginal Secondary Education Transition Officer) in establishing their preferred pathway. As well we supported by their mentor and sub school manager in their chosen pathway options.
The role of the ASETO is to work collaboratively with students, parents and various organisations to determine the student’s future pathways.
The ASETO supports families with course counselling and provides pathways information available through the Department of Education and Child Development as well as other community and industry organisations.
Henley High School has some great connections with universities through DECD Aboriginal Support. Year 10 – 12 students attend a SACE Aboriginal Student Pathways Conference every year at different universities to be mentored on the opportunities available to them. This includes presentations from TAFE SA. The students are provided information and support around other pathways and opportunities such as Warriappendi Trade Skills Centre and the Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science. The school is also offered Indigenous School Based traineeships with Maxima. Henley High School are involved with great program called AIME [Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience] where the students are a part of an educational program that is proven to support Indigenous students through high school and into university, employment or further education.