The Governance of St Patrick’s Technical College is overseen by a Board of Directors comprising representatives from industry and Catholic Education SA.
This industry leadership is unique in schools and serves to greatly enhance our trade programs and create opportunities for our students to enter the world of employment in their chosen field.
Board of Directors
- Tricia Hicks (Hair Artistique) – Chair
- Michael Olszewski (Stratco)
- Pat Bosco (Australian Industry Group Workforce Development)
- Monica Conway (Catholic Education SA)
- Lynn Martin (Xavier College)
- Mark Flaherty (Deputy Principal / Acting Principal Xavier College)
- Helen O’Brien
St Patrick’s Technical College is committed to having a positive impact on the social, economic and environmental well-being of young people and the wider community in the Northern Adelaide region. The College will promote technical and vocational education of the highest quality, responding to industry needs whilst operating within the context of Catholic values and ethos.
St Patrick’s Technical College will have a curriculum that is reflective of best practice in vocational and technical education, underpinned by Catholic teaching on social justice and the dignity of work, and informed by industry knowledge and experience.
St Patrick’s will be a school environment that values diversity, and invites the social inclusion of all young people in this region. It will be a community that has forged powerful partnerships with students, their families and the wider community and it will be responsive to industry requirements and apprenticeship needs.
St Patrick’s will be a faith community that links with the church and nurtures students to human wholeness.