Prepare students for the world of work by visiting a workplace and experiencing first-hand how Asia capabilities are valued and essential. Through our industry partnerships, AEF can facilitate a limited number of workplace visits each year.
Contact us if you would like to discuss a workplace visit for your students.
About workplace visits
Workplace visits are aimed at secondary school students and can be offered in a range of flexible formats. Typically, a workplace visit will follow one of these two models:
Sample workplace visit agenda
Below is an example agenda for an Asia exploration model workplace visit lasting two hours:
15 minutes: welcome and introduction to the organisation
25 minutes: short presentations from three staff about their roles, including Q&A following each speaker
20 minutes: short tour of the organisation's facilities
20 minutes: refreshment break
30 minutes: small group discussion activity (students are divided into groups, each with an accompanying staff member to discuss working in Asia and at the organisation – rotate every 10 minutes)
10 minutes: report back and wrap up.
The World Bank website has a range of data available in table, map and graph format.
The Asialink Index is available for download and contains a range of graphs and statistics about Australia's changing engagement across the region.
- Asialink Business Resources includes case studies of Australian businesses engaging successfully in Asia and profiles of outstanding Australians working in Asia.
- Derek Sivers – 3 minutes on how people from different cultures see the world differently.
- Hans Rosling – 15 minutes of interesting statistics about Asia's rise.