The World of Work Program is

WOW is a FREE careers learning program that builds students’ personal and enterprise skills. Tailored for students in Years 8-10, WOW activities facilitate meaningful career-linked experiences that aim to answer What does it take to succeed in life and work?

  • A FREE online, interactive resource
  • Available in a downloadable format
  • Flexible so the content can adapt to your school setting and/or classroom
  • Designed to engage communities beyond the classroom to help young people for the future
  • Mapped to the AusVELS and National curriculum
  • Can be taught independently or as a comprehensive program.

Students will:

  • Gain insight into the current and future rapidly changing world of work
  • Develop an understanding of themselves in the context of work
  • Learn and explore the use of transferable (enterprise) skills
  • Understand the value of networks in navigating career information and pathways

Teachers will be able to:

  • Deliver a careers program at junior/middle secondary school level
  • Seek to engage with parents, local community and workplaces to support careers learning

WOW is available as an online, interactive course that can be accessed by students on their computers. Register through the MyEd platform – here’s how.


Would rather complete the program offline and with a set of modules you can print? Register through the Cool Australia platform.



WoW Program overview 2016

Want a little more detail? Download a program overview.

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The Worlds of Work program is made possible by: The Shell Company of Australia Limited