Parents of students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9, wonder what the benefit is, to their child, of the NAPLAN Tests. It can cause stress and be an anxious time for students. The NAPLAN tests have just been conducted in schools a few weeks ago, so it seems like a good time to be […]
If you are a parent of a student starting uni in 2023, you will be wondering whether there is anything you can be doing to support your child. It will feel like only a short time ago that you were taking your child to school to join Prep, or transitioning up to secondary school. Suddenly […]
Did COVID stop your Gap Year adventure? If you graduated from school or university in the past couple of years, it is now time to reinvigorate plans for travel, work, volunteering, or interning. These experiences make valuable additions to your resume, build your transferable work skills, strengthen self-awareness and confidence, and connect you with a […]
Some secondary school students show an interest in studying overseas. Parents may wonder whether overseas study is a good option at this time. This blog examines in brief, the advantages and pitfalls, the issues to consider, as well as the complexities of the application and acceptance processes. I will confine my blog to overseas study […]
This first new post on the Karen Your Career Coach & Associates new website, is for parents of secondary school-age children. It helps to explain the reasons why a private professional career counselling process can help YOU, the parent, to support your child, and in what ways. The timing can be important; term 2 and three of the academic year often being pivotal. Enjoy my first blog. Thank you for looking us up!