Our member companies support students and schools in a wide variety of ways (in addition to providing volunteer mentors through ABCN). Here are some valuable resources from some of our member companies.

Skills and Careers

Digital skills app: PwC‘s Digital Fitness app is designed to help you upskill and improve your digital literacy. The app features targeted modules for teachers, families, businesses and the broader community, including a variety of virtual education resources for students in K-12. Click here to learn more and download the free Digital Fitness app.

Tech careers program: CommBank‘s free Careers in Tech online learning program shows students what a career in technology might look like with CommBank. The self-paced program includes modules on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, website planning and digital forensics, demonstrating a wide variety of tasks in the field of technology and innovation. Click here to access the program.

Job preparation program: Accenture‘s Skills to Succeed Academy is a free, online learning program that aims to build crucial skills and confidence of students in Years 9–12 to prepare them for the world of work. Students choose from 36 interactive modules, including resume building, interview preparation and how to nail your first day at a new job. Click here to learn more about Skills to Succeed, and to find the access code for the program.

Financial services traineeship: J.P. Morgan offers a two-year Sydney Traineeship Program. This program will give you a realistic, hands-on career experience with J.P. Morgan, giving you valuable exposure to top professionals while participating in a Certificate IV in Business. To learn more, click here – applications close January 2021.

CEO career talk: ABCN has invited many of our member companies to participate in career talks through our Q&A-style program, My Career Rules. Listen to ex-CEO of CSR, Rob Sindel, answer student questions about his career here.

Leadership

ABCN webinar: Steven Worrall, Managing Director of Microsoft Australia, and Anne-Maree Crivelli, Principal of Glenroy College, join ABCN CEO Allegra Spender to discuss how they are managing change in their organisations and personally. Click here to download the audio recording.

Wellbeing

ABCN webinar: Watch as our CEO Allegra Spender is joined by Glenn Baird, Head of Mental Health at TAL, Petrina Felix-Tolhurst, Executive Manager of Business Enablement at IAG, and Beth Godwin, Principal of Cabramatta High School, for a frank discussion about mental health, managing stress, and looking out for the wellbeing of others. Click here to download the audio recording.

Download: Here’s a simple five-page pack of resources for managing mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Online resources: ReachOut has some great classroom resources (thanks, Stockland, for suggesting we connect with them). They include tips for teacher wellbeing and supporting students. R U OK? also has a wealth of educator resources here.

Financial support

Tech scholarship: Are you a high school graduate who’s intrigued by technology and how it can change the world for the better? Apply for a Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship. Application close dates in 2021 are determined by partnering universities.

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