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We support best practice and innovation in the delivery of careers programs and promote career education as a professional and recognised field of endeavour.

November 26, 2018

How can career practitioners upskill?

It's never too late for career advisors to add to their CVs. 

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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

November 4, 2018

Should smartphones be banned in Australian high schools?

We explore the pros and cons of allowing smartphone use in the classroom. 

Tags: smartphones / school

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October 8, 2018

Getting students interested in tech

You don't have to be a coding wizard to spruik a career in tech.

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July 18, 2018

Preparing Students to Navigate the World of Work, Interact with Others and Get the Job Done

a program for promoting student social-emotional well-being and achievement that is being used in thousands of schools in Australia and overseas.

Tags: Personal Reflection / Career Tools / Resources / Guest Post / School

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July 18, 2018

Engaging the student athlete

It's not a typical phrase in Australia but the student athlete is a common trope in American high school parlance.

Tags: employment information / career exploration / social media / career education / australian career service / school

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July 18, 2018

The 10 elements of a successful mind

Over the past two decades, I have made a study of what the international research has found as the different psychological strengths secondary-level students need to be successful – what I call ‘the successful mind

Tags: School / Guest Post / Career Tools

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A ship in a harbour is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.

John Shedd

July 18, 2018

Should there be greater investment in vocational education?

Much of the media coverage surrounding the Federal Budget in 2017 was focused on education, specifically on the investment into Gonski 2.

Tags: VET / Trades / Budget / School

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July 18, 2018

School Career Practitioners Need More Time to Assist Students Make Well-Informed Decisions

There are set to be almost 800,000 school graduates in the next three years, and equipping them to make well-informed decisions about their next chapter of life is front of mind for school based career practitioners.

Tags: careers counselling / research / CICA / McCrindle / career resources / school

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July 18, 2018

Make your résumé sing

Whatever type of CV you choose to write – and it’s probably worth writing different ones for different jobs – it’s absolutely vital to make it look good.

Tags: Personal Reflection / Career Tools / School

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