Yvonne Simpson

Pathways Advisor Project Coordinator
Education to Employment

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Yvonne has had extensive experience with delivering career education at Westland High School.

Her roles included Careers Advisor, Trades Academy Co-ordinator and Gateway Co-ordinator.

She set up Work Experience for students wanting to explore vocational pathways. Her roles empowered high school students to explore career choices, and reach their potential.

Yvonne reintroduced the Duke of Edinburgh Award and introduced Search The Way Award and the William Pike Challenge that encourage students to extend their interests, explore the outdoors and provide community service.

Yvonne is responsible for supporting the Pathways Advisors with the new initiative to provide all West Coast school students leaving school with a transition plan and appropriate support.

yvonne@dwc.org.nz

Ph: 022 678 7194