Grow Careers Support For School Staff

This blog introduces an update to the information, resources and links to support the career development of school staff.

A Career Interest Measure On Grow Careers

Exploring your career interests may be a useful starting place for considering your next career move. There are several techniques that career practitioners use to help individuals explore their interests. One commonly used technique is to complete a career interest test.

Promoting Successful Transitions from Secondary to Higher Education: Implications for Career Practitioners

I attended a Roundtable presentation by Professor Richard Lapan, and Associate Professor Tim Poynton, University of Massachusetts who reported the findings of their research into personal, behavioural and environmental factors that predict successful transitions from secondary education to university or college.

In Year 12 and still uncertain about your career or post school preferences?

If you are unclear about your initial career preferences it can be difficult to make decisions now that can affect the initial career options that will be open to you. For example, without a career idea in mind, it can be difficult to know what course to apply for, let alone the order of preference of courses that are within your reach.

Is a Gap Break a Good Move?

Many young people and their parents or guardians wonder about the benefits of taking a gap break at the end of secondary school versus the linear progression from school to further study or formal employment.

Your Future Medical or Health Career

For those of you who are thinking of a medical or health career it is important to research occupations and related courses that you are considering as career possibilities and to find out what they are really like.

Enhancing Life Balance

This month’s blog discusses life balance and gives tips and external links to practical strategies to enhance life balance, and particularly the impact of work on life balance.

Applying for Medicine or Health Sciences for 2017?

Undergraduate medical and health science are some of the most difficult courses to gain entry into after Year 12. Register for UMAT 2016 now!

New Resources for Career Development Facilitators and Teachers

The end of the academic year is often a useful time to run career development programmes and activities for all students, but perhaps especially for students who are seeking part-time or casual employment over the holiday period.

7ANU: A Unique Educational Experience

This blog is intended to help current Year 12 students who are now implementing their post-school education options, secondary students in Years 10 and 11 who are making elective subject choices, past school students and school staff members who may be considering an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or a short professional development course.

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