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So your Teen wants to take a Gap Year? The Pluses and the Pitfalls

Posted on 12 October 2018
So your Teen wants to take a Gap Year? The Pluses and the Pitfalls
  As a Student Coach, I've seen the huge benefits students gain from taking a gap year, but there are also a great many young people who have struggled and lost their way during this time.  So, it's important for your teen to weigh up the pro's and con's of a gap year before making a decision on their next steps. Let's start with the benefits! The last year of high school is pretty intense to say the least, with the primary focus being on crazy amounts of s...
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THE NEW JOB ROLES OF THE FUTURE AND THOSE WHICH WILL BECOME REDUNDANT

Posted on 1 October 2018
THE NEW JOB ROLES OF THE FUTURE AND THOSE WHICH WILL BECOME REDUNDANT
The World Economic Forum has released it's 'The Future of Jobs' report 2018.  Invaluable information for parents and students keen to understand what will shape the employment market of the future and in relation to taking their next steps after completing year 12 and leaving school.   /images/table-of-future-job-from-WEF2018.pdf   For the full report, please click on link below: https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-future-of-jobs-report-2018 &nb...
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THE 6 QUESTIONS YOUR YEAR 12 NEEDS TO ASK BEFORE MAKING THEIR FINAL UNI/DEGREE DECISION

Posted on 26 September 2018
THE 6 QUESTIONS YOUR YEAR 12 NEEDS TO ASK BEFORE MAKING THEIR FINAL UNI/DEGREE DECISION
Here is the one bit of advise I give to parents of year 12's about to embark on the next stage of their journey after school. PLEASE help your student to not be influenced in the decision-making process soley based on the 'prestige' and 'status' on a University. With 1 in 3 students either dropping out of Uni or changing their course in the first year, plus the high cost of student loans, try to make sure they base their decision (as much as possible) on the right reaso...
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Essential info and links for the next Uni/College Open Days

Posted on 23 August 2018
  THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS BY COURTESY OF 'MY HIGH SCHOOL CAREERS'  (www.mhscareers.com)     Navitas College of Public Safety Online Information Session
September 5 | Online
We specialise in criminology and justice, join us online to explore you study options.
Find out more - http://www.ncps.edu.au/information-session-registration-form/ CQ University Change of Preference and Information Session
December 18 | Perth
Whether you...
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Finding it hard to see the wood for the trees when it comes to choosing the most suitable pathway for your year 10 student?

Posted on 25 June 2018
Finding it hard to see the wood for the trees when it comes to choosing the most suitable pathway for your year 10 student?
Is it that time of year again when the pressure is on for parents to choose the right pathway for their year 10 student heading into year 11. It can be very overwhelming and often confusing with conflicting advise about the best way forward from a variety of difference sources. The important thing to note is that things have changed dramically and being armed with the most up to date information is vital before making a decision. I see many students who have headed down the wrong pathw...
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