Students who have special education needs are funded to continue within the schooling system until they are 21 years of age. A transition programme for students between the ages of 17 and 21 years focuses specifically on learning skills for adult life. The key competencies of a good transition programme are similar to the work related values that an employer would seek.
The transition curriculum which focuses on preparing students for life after school. Students personalised learning programmes are captured in a transition learning plan and are designed to provide real life, meaningful, purposeful and authentic learning opportunities.