#SAKT - Y9 to 12 Remote Legal and Business Studies Work Placement Pilot and Digital Work Experience Sponsoring Aussie Kids Today


Since 2017, students from five participating schools have assisted in learning free online tools and completing various real client digital media tasks. 

We would like to invite students to 1 week of individual remote work experience, working with real clients, on real tasks in a studio and remote team.

We assign tasks, one at a time which are based on student abilities and could include creating graphics, social media reports, CPD-LIVE webinar administration tasks, post production of CPD for Me™, online professional development by leading experts for business and legal updates.  

CPD for Me™ are an award winning publisher of CPD-LIVE webinars recognised as best practice online learning content for lawyers and accountants. 

We provide an online nurturing and supportive in Old Bar studio or a remote environment, so students can learn one task at a time.

In 2020, we have put the “Australian” call out to the legal industry with local singer/songwriter, Ian Sandercoe.  CPD for Me™ are offering #SAKT Government and Corporate solutions from $20 a unit / course, and every 1000 units will sponsor another student to participate in #SAKT.  Together, we can all achieve so much more. 

We are looking for talented local youth to participate now. If you would like to be considered for a placement in our #SAKT work experience program then submit an application and you will be added to our waiting list. Our goal is that no youth who applies misses out and will be based on the support provided of the Australian legal community.  Before submitting the online “student application form” you should discuss your interest in the #SAKT work placement or work experience program with your parent/guardian and career counselor. 

To join the 2022 SAKT Program by filling in the form below…

Lawyers and barristers hear their plea

#SAKT2021 original music & lyrics - Nick, Taree High featuring Jimmy Corben

#SAKT, Sponsor Aussie Kids Today

#SAKT2018 - Meet Oliver, who is now an award winning author and just published his fourth novel. Read Oliver's Essay on why we changed our program name #SOYT, support our youth today in 2017 to #SAKT, Sponsor Australian Kids Today.

Lara - Southern Cross Catholic College #SAKT2020

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At this time we are accepting school expressions of interest from individual students or relevant teachers for either or both programs, via the online school application form. Schools and students apply now for Term 3 & 4 #SAKT work placement or  experience and/or CPD for Me™ class projects.

Our goal is that no youth who applies misses out and will be based on the support provided of the Australian legal community.  Schools can take part and choose from the following class projects assisting a regional and independent publisher, CPD for Me™ with leading legal experts supporting Aussie kids today.

1. Legal Studies – Work with remote team and assist with Australian Barrister or Accredited Specialist 1 hour recorded legal update.
2. Business Studies – Work with remote team and assist leading business expert 1 hour recorded seminar.
3. Class Projects – Review 1 hour recorded seminar and assist with post-production and marketing tasks. With lots of varied roles including graphic design, social media scheduler, writer, video edit and online event admin tasks for the whole class to participate.

With over 75 hours of courses to choose from including. “Getting off the anxiety rollercoaster” 1 hour recorded webinar – Mariya Radysh 2x TedX.

NB Class project submissions must be received within 90 day of class assignment with the Independent judging panel to be confirmed. Class projects winners and runner ups are announced at the end of March 2023 and published as part of the CPD for Me™ library.

Every 1,000 units/courses sold by CPD for Me™ will include the purchase of a dedicated #SAKT computer or laptop with separate wifi for ongoing student work experience.  

Apply now!

Anji - Bulahdelah Central #SOYT2017

Natasha - Chatham High #SAKT2017

Brianna Annersley - SOYT 2017

Brianna - Chatham High #SAKT2017

Government and Large Firms

CPD for Me™ are offering corporate solutions paying it forward with access to 90+ hours of exclusive 2019-22 relevant professional development lectures available 24/7 on any device.   This year we have put the call out to the legal industry, Government and corporate Australia with local singer/songwriter, Ian Sandercoe “Australian” instrumental.  

With every 1,000 unit subscription we can purchase a dedicated #SAKT work experience computer / laptop with wifi and sponsor one applying #SAKT participant.  With this device, we will then be able to provide the opportunity for other students to participate in #SAKT Y9 to 12 remote legal studies and work experience program. 

This work placement pilot and digital work experience program is a great way for our youth to explore digital career pathways.  For some students, this one week allows students the ability to ‘escape from school and life pressures’ and opens their world of new possibilities.  

– We assign tasks based on student capabilities and interests advised in their application.  
– Learning one task at a time and complete to the best of their abilities.
– Some tasks may include current client requirements in post-production of legal professional development online training.
– Remember we are dealing with teenagers.  

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Paula Gilmour Online Content Producer Midcoast Digital
Paula Gilmour, Producer