Case Studies

CTS has developed a range of Case Studies to show case:

  • local school-community-industry partnerships
  • school – post school transition experiences by young people with disability
  • a parent’s perspective
Jackson School and Western Health Volunteer Program

The Jackson School Action Team commenced in 2013 and Western Health Sunshine Hospital has been involved since the beginning. Senior students at Jackson School have participated in the Western Health Sunshine Hospital volunteer program. The opportunity followed after a conversation with Jo Spence, Volunteer Manager at Western Health. Jo Spence has been involved in the […]

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Year 10 student placement with Joshua Morris MP

The Powerful Placements Program is delivered in partnership by Powerful Placements (PP) and Community Transition Support (CTS), providing specialist school students with the opportunity to complete work experience with their local Member for Parliament. Ayden McNair, a year 10 student at Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Specialist School completed a work experience placement with Joshua Morris’s […]

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Student placement at Cesar Melhem MP Office

The Powerful Placements Program (PPP) is delivered in partnership with Powerful Placements (PP) and Community Transition Support (CTS), that provides specialist school students the opportunity to complete work experience with a local Member for Parliament (MP). Jake from Ascot Vale Special School was the first student to participate in the project. During term 4, Jake […]

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Partnerships 101 – Croxton School’s experience

Learn how Croxton School benefitted from the forming an Action Team to set up their School Community Partnership.  In this video school principal Bev Fegan, Assistant Principal Michael Sertori and teacher Luke Ferns discuss how the process worked and the benefits it has delivered for their students.

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CTS Career Connections @ Croxton School

A Case Study on the implemention of CTS Career Connections at Croxton School   About CTS Career Connections The CTS Career Connections Talent Community is an online portal for specialist school students and staff and other stakeholders across Melbourne’s North West. The portal provides members with access to features including a list of current entry […]

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6 Perspectives on the Ticket to Work Model

The Northern and Western Ticket to Work Projects are an initiative of CTS. The following video provides six different perspectives about participating in the Ticket to Work project. To find our more, watch this short video:

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Ben’s Ticket to Work

Ben participated in Ticket to Work in his final year at Hume Valley School.  He worked at Direct Plants, a nursery in Greenvale.  Watch this video to see his story.

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Ben’s employers, Direct Plants

Direct Plants in Greenvale employed Ben, a student from Hume Valley as part of the Ticket to Work program.  In this video Christian and Chantal talk about what made this a successful placement.

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Warringa Park School Partnership

About the Project Warringa Park School in Hoppers Crossing is one of 5 schools from across North West Melbourne engaged by CTS to participate in the School Community Partnership Pilot Project. It was intended that each pilot project would run for at least 12 months and involve a whole of community approach to broadening opportunities […]

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Ticket to Work and Sunshine SDS

  CTS are supporting the development of the Ticket to Work initiative across the Western metropolitan region of Melbourne. Ticket to Work is a national initiative which takes a partnership approach to improving School Based Apprenticeship and Traineeship (SBAT) opportunities for young people with disabilities. This model utilizes a partnership approach intent on increasing the […]

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