Students should be aware of the latest trends in the constantly changing tertiary landscape. What are institutions looking for in prospective students? What skills, experience and qualities are highly regarded? What are tertiary institutions doing to attract the best students?
Extensive international research clearly shows that even primary children benefit greatly from talking about careers. Right from the first year at secondary school you can certainly help your child become more career savvy. It’s never too early to go along to Open Days and have fun investigating the many wonderful courses and careers these lead to. Career knowledge empowering and motivating for young people.
Year 5 and 6 students are not too young to gain enormous benefits from being taken along to TAFE or university OPEN DAYS. They will learn so much about future courses and careers at these events while also having a lot of fun. Parents are also showing that they take a real interest in their children and their talents and interests. But how can parents help younger children gain the most from an OPEN DAY? How can they make sure it’s an exciting experience and not an overwhelming or boring one? [Read more…]