Winner - school pathways to VET award

Northern Adelaide State Secondary Schools' Alliance

NASSSA was formed to provide opportunities and career pathways for all students in alliance schools in northern Adelaide.

By combining resources across all alliance schools, NASSSA gives student a great opportunity for the future.

NASSSA: Winner in the 2016 Australian Training Awards

What is NASSSA?

NASSSA is an Alliance of 11 Public Schools in northern Adelaide.

Watch the video to learn about the location, purpose and philosophy, particularly around the opportunity for students to participate in Vocational Education and Training [VET] programs.

Pathways for students


Vocational Education and Training (VET) is industry specific training providing students with national qualifications that can be obtained while the student is still at school. Some pathways you can explore through VET include:

  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Electrotechnology
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Hairdressing & Makeup
  • Health & Community Services
  • Hospitality & Food Processing
  • Information Technology & Business
  • Music & Multimedia
  • Sport, Fitness & Recreation
  • Transport
  • Aboriginal Program

View VET programs


Recent News

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Debating Round 2 Results

​On Tuesday 28 May 2019, five NASSSA schools competed in Round 2 of the Debating Competition.

Amazing NASSSA Maths Olympian’s Compete

24 Teams competed in separate Junior and Senior competitions on May 21st, 2019

Round 1 Debating Outcomes

Ten teams of students from six NASSSA schools debated the topic "that plastic straws should be banned".

2019 NASSSA Debating off to a great start!

Student Training Day for 2019 NASSSA Debating


The next upcoing events View / Filter all Events

Term 2

Week 8


Meeting of the NASSSA Health & Physical Education Curriculum Area Team

Term 2

Week 9

NASSSA English CAT Team - Professional Learning

Stephen Graham "The Balanced Reader" - running records, guided reading, modelled reading

Term 2

Week 9

NASSSA AET CAT Team meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA AET CAT Team

Term 2

Week 9

NASSSA University Pathways Meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA University Pathways Representatives

Term 2

Week 9

NASSSA VET Leader Meeting

Meeting of Vocational Pathways in NASSSA schools

Term 2

Week 10

NASSSA Principal Meeting

General Meeting

Term 3

Week 2

NASSSA Principals Executive and Finance Meeting

Finance then Exec.

Term 3

Week 2

NASSSA Deputy and Leader Meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Leaders - PD focus with Peter Mader [SASPA]