MY FUTURE CAREERS WEBSITE
This website has been developed by the Commonwealth and State governments to help you in all aspects of your career. It contains information for students and parents and also has resources to help you. Visit the website on http://www.myfuture.edu.au and select "Sign Up" to start exploring!
The Australian Apprenticeship Pathways provides users with useful info on job pathways within an industry. Click on the link and follow the prompts. You will gain an idea of where training within a specified field can take your career. Also check out the Practice Aptitude Quizzes and Find My Work Type at https://www.aapathways.com.au/literacy-and-numeracy-quizzes and https://www.aapathways.com.au/careers-for-australian-apprenticeships-traineesh/interest-explorer-page
FACEBOOK AND JOB INTERVIEWS
Did you know that you can sabotage a job interview ifthe employer can access your facebook page and they don't like what they see? Most employers have ways and means to access your facebook page, even if you think it's secure. If you have any compromising photos or your language is not as it should be, you may affect your chances of getting an interview. Also check you email address. Employers like to see your name in your email address and don't appreciate addresses such as firstname.lastname@example.org!
PARENTS AS CAREER COACHES
Parents, do you realise the impact you have on your child and their career choices? Studies have shown that you are one of the biggest influences in your child's decision making in relation to their future (surprise!surprise!). Here's a video for you to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2ZPjBRUrCA&list=UUwuLEqJQM_eCpoPInWD-70g&index=11
SMART SUBJECT SELECTION
Course counselling will commence at the beginning of Term 3 and it's important that you make "smart subject choices". There's a few things you can do to ensure you make the best possible decisions. You need to do some research and have an idea of what "you want to do" Don't be influenced by what "your friends are doing". Check out this video as it will guide you through some of the things you need to think about in relation to subject selection and future courses.
FOUNDATION FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS
This is a fantastic website for "young australians" - it has a huge amount of information for secondary school students that covers all aspects of their lives.
"At FYA we believe young people are not a problem to be helped or solved. Young people are ambitious, creative and capable of rethinking the world and solving tomorrow’s problems today. And can do it all with a social conscience that will let them build a better world in the process. FYA is all about backing the next generation of young people who are going to rethink the world and create a better future."
Go to https://www.fya.org.au for more info
COPING WITH STRESS IN VCE
These are amazing videos that have been cfreated by DEECD. Several students give advice on how to deal with stress during VCE. These tips can be used by students at any year level.
Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9kqV5Abxvo&list=PLuiF1SE9rITumjjJsXovLdS-f1bwen0di&index=4
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL STUDY
This is a great website to give you the top 10 study tips to achieve success in your secondary school journey.
Go to https://www.matrix.edu.au/top-10-study-tips-for-your-high-school-journey/
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