NSWTOx Youth

A place for Information and Resources relating to Youth 12 - 25 years old to be exchanged.

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Monday, December 12

Youth NSW

Youth.NSW is the NSW Government's website for young people and workers in the youth field.
Youth NSWThis site aims to provide people aged 12 to 25 living in New South Wales with links to Government and community services and information. It also contains a range of information for young people about getting involved in their community through programs and events. The site is a forum for youth participation and for government to hear young people’s ideas on a range of issues.
For those who work with young people, the site offers links to research in the youth field, funding opportunities and organisations, and information on events and training that may be of interest.
Links to site sections:
Youth Links and Resources | Hav A Say | What's On | Youth Advisory Council | Grants and Funding | Youth Workers | Contact Us

TVET Courses

What are TVET Courses?
These courses allow students in years 11 and 12 to study selected TAFE vocational subjects while they are at school.
TVET courses can give you a head start in a career. You can gain work related skills or pursue further study at University or TAFE.
TVET Industry Curriculum Framework (ICF) courses can contribute to your University Admissions Index (UAI).
TVET courses provide you with dual accreditation from the Board of Studies and TAFE.

Why choose TVET as part of your HSC?
It is very important to make sure you have as broad an education as possible. Enrolling in a TVET course will give you a head start! You can complete your HSC and gain practical work skills at the same time.
Having your HSC and part of or a full TAFE certificate can make you a more attractive employee for a future employer.

What do I expect when I study at TAFE?
TAFE is an adult learning environment.
No school uniform is required to study at TAFE
Some courses involve Industry visits
TAFE courses encourage a "hands-on" approach, often combining study with work placement

Benefits of TVET course
Having broader choices of study
Having the opportunity to get skills and training for their workplace
Learning the skills that are valuable to employers.
Gaining 2 sets of credentials from TAFE and the Board of Studies.

If you go on to further studies with TAFE, you will be entitled to advanced standing, which means that you do not repeat any subjects you have successfully completed.
You will experience learning in an adult environment.

NSW Contacts
Your local High School Careers Advisor or your nearest TVET or Outreach Office by email on nswtox@gmail.com.

Tuesday, December 6

NSW Commission for Children and Young People

The Commission is an independent organisation that advocates for the children and young people of NSW.

The Commission reports directly to the NSW Parliament and the Parliamentary Committee on Children and Young People oversees our work.

The Commission is guided by the following principles:
  • The safety, welfare and well-being of children are of paramount importance;

  • The views of children and young people are to be given serious consideration;

  • The relationships between children, their families and their communities are important for their safety, welfare and well-being; and

  • Vulnerable children and young people will be given priority.

Things available on this site include Resources and Publications, Working with Children; Kids Stats; The Arcade;

Saturday, December 3

Hitcher Hikers Guide to the Galaxy Quix

Hitch hikers <br />gide to the Galaxy
Find the Phrase that matches the given, click on the letters.
You start with $100 and get a $50 Bonus for every Completed Phrase.
You lose any money gained on uncompleted Phrases
Each incorrect letter costs $10 dollars.
Each correct letter wins you $10 dollars. Goodluck!