on 6 May 2019
As a parent, I know how incredibly overwhelming and confusing it can be when it comes to guiding our son's to make decisions about their next steps. Prior to working as a student coach, I had no idea how to help determine which pathway would be the suitable one for my eldest son who was 15 at the time.
For me, my light bulb moment came when he was mid-way through year 10 and we were informed by the school that my son was in fact, not suitable for ATAR (the academic pathway) and to ...
on 2 May 2019
Thursday, 2 May 2019
New options for Year 11 students from 2020 and Year 12 students in 2021
Reform follows wide-ranging reports into senior secondary vocational education and training, students will get more choice, challenging courses and a better foundation for future jobs. Western Australian students will have more choice in their final school years to better equip them for careers, with changes to senior secondary schooling to come into effect next year.
on 30 April 2019
'Lack of Direction and 'Motivation' are the most common issues teenagers face at school. After helping countless students to find their way, I have gained some invaluable insights which I think is really worth sharing with other parents so you can give your teen the guidance they need.
Having two teenage boys myself, I know it can be both frustrating and worrying all at the same time when your teenagers just seem 'switched-off', 'disengaged' and have...
on 14 March 2019
Watching your Teen begin to lose thier sparkle can be extremely worrying for parents. This can be of course for many reasons however, experiencing the pressure to perform at school, the stress of exams and the anxiety most teenagers face growing into young adults is at the top of the list and quite honestly, enough to dull the brightest of sparks!
When I use the term spark I mean just that! Do you remember seeing their face just light up when they are doing something they love not matt...
on 2 December 2018
"Every parent wants his or her kid to succeed. But, we want more than just a job. If anything, our generation has seen innovation like never before. All of a sudden, those crazy ideas you never thought would work finally have a place in society, and people are willing to step out of their comfort zones to make their dreams come true. We're willing to sacrifice money and reputation for passion and an innate love for what we do."
(A. Slijepceivic. An excerpt from her article ...