Contact Person:

Maddie Walker


Projects Assistant

Phone: 07 855 2100




A charitable trust formed in 2009, Smart Waikato's purpose is to empower youth and employers through real education and employment pathways.Smart Waikato Trust is best known for Smart Transitions, Secondary School Employer Partnerships (SSEP), FutureForce® Action Network, endorseMe® Employability Record, and co-ordination of the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) in the region.Smart Waikato is a strategic partner in FutureForce® Waikato, a ground-breaking careers resource designed to give young people the best advice about sustainable careers in the region in a youth-friendly format.


Employment pathways

Key Words

Careers, Collaborative Partnerships, Digital/Online Service, Evidence Based, Free Service, Kaupapa Māori, NEETs, Professional Development/Training, Secondary School, Tertiary Education