Reading, re-reading, and re-reading your study notes in a quiet study spot might seem like the best way to learn, but it is more likely to send you to sleep than to a higher plane of knowledge. Get creative with your study approach by exploring which memory retention techniques get your brain moving and shaking.… Continue reading 12 Creative Study Tips to Get Your Brain Moving and Shaking
Once you have obtained the job of your dreams it is sometimes necessary to attend business or staff meetings and make a contribution to the functioning of the organisation. Attending a staff/business meeting for the first time can be a daunting prospect particularly if you are new to the area of business or the organisation.… Continue reading Making Meetings Useful
As a Leading Distance, Online Education Institution, Australian College (AC) began the delivery of correspondence courses in the early 90’s, to students who lived in remote areas. Over the last several years, Distance Education combined with Online Learning has rapidly become the preferred method for learning outside of the classroom. In recent times, the increase in… Continue reading Australian College (AC) – New Management, New Direction, New Initiatives
A dual qualification allows you to enroll and complete two different qualifications at the same time, while allowing them to be completed in less time than it takes to complete them individually. In the Vocational Education sector a dual qualification could be a combination of Certificate and Diploma courses at all levels that address business… Continue reading Dual Qualifications – Double the Reward without Doubling the Study!
Whether your kids are just starting kindergarten or entering the final year of high school, there are many good reasons for parents to volunteer in some capacity at the school. It’s a great way to show your kids that you take an interest in their education, and it sends a positive message that you consider… Continue reading Parental Involvement in Their Children’s School
If you think that a mortgage is a millstone around your neck, you should check out VET FEE help! WAKE up before its too late!! In a press release today the Australian reported that the number of vocational and education students accessing VET FEE help to pay their course fees has risen over 2,000% over… Continue reading VET FEE help exposed!
It has been reported that up to 20% of the Australians over 20 years of age have metabolic syndrome defined as an increase in abdominal obesity, glucose intolerance, increased fat in the blood, hypertension and high blood pressure and insulin resistance similarly seen in diabetes. Prolonged TV watching has been associated with the reduced activity… Continue reading What’s on TV tonight?
Reports indicate that students who take a gap year after their HSC perform better than their peers when they enroll in University courses. This advantage is strictly for those students who use this time out to learn new skills, volunteer their time, take part time jobs or take the time to prepare themselves for University… Continue reading Don’t Waste Your Gap Year
One of the most interesting areas of sedentary behavior research is brain activity and movement. Dr Catherine Kotz has been investigating the activity of a neuro-chemical called Orexin and its effect on sedentary behavior. Orexin causes us to wake up. It could be a key element in getting people to move more. In some animal… Continue reading It could be your brain that’s stopping you from exercising..
With the cost of living increasing, it is becoming more the norm to place children into childcare in order to allow both parents to work. Numerous studies report the benefits of the childcare experience for children, so there is little doubt of its importance to the socializing and education of the child as well as… Continue reading Childcare Dilemma