Twitter – Is It Relevant to My Business?

Twitter is the supporting actor of social media. Facebook and Instagram are both getting special attention from brands with advertising and imagery, while LinkedIn is the go-to for businesses and professionals. Twitter, on the other hand, is more taxing to maintain. It follows a similar yet more fast-paced algorithm than Facebook. The composition of messages is more limited, allowing only 280 characters per Tweet. This […]

Year 10 is the New Year 11 

The new senior curriculum has made students more competitive and pressured. The demands of school have caused negative emotions amongst students toward their education. When surveyed by website Year 13 on how they feel about Year 12, 70% of students said ‘stressed’, followed by 66% claiming ‘anxious’. 30% reported they felt ‘excited’, but this was […]

5 Reasons to Study Cert III in Education Support

A career in education can be one of the most fulfilling jobs available. Imagine helping students understand their lessons and reach their goals, big or small. This dream can come true with a Certificate III in Education Support; more commonly known as a Teacher’s Aide certificate.  It’s short enough to finish in a year There’s […]

Power of Diplomas in the New ATAR Reality

Queensland education is entering the new era of the ATAR system or the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank. This change means that Queensland will be aligned with the rest of Australia regarding Tertiary Admission.  According to the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) website, “To be ATAR eligible, students must complete either 5 general subjects or 4 general […]

#BeYourOwnBoss: How to Turn Your Passion into Business

Gone are the days when the measure of success is joining the corporate workforce and climbing up the ladder. Nowadays, becoming your own boss is often the goal, and it has become easier than ever. The idea of a workplace has changed as well. Thanks to the internet, you no longer need to be chained […]

What other options are available to schools to ensure students meet minimum literacy and numeracy for QCE?

Secondary schools are the primary education providers for teenage students. Their main focus is to ensure students achieve their Queensland Certificate of Education or QCE. This is internationally recognised ranking of senior schooling achievements. All schools need to satisfy this requirement in one way or another. Comprised of a wide range of learning options, students […]

A Day in the Life of a Teacher’s Aide

Have you heard of a Certificate 3 in Educational Support? What does a Teacher’s Aide job actually involve? We talked to Kelly Pears, a teacher’s aide at Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School, to find out what it’s like. A teacher’s aide is an important part of classroom learning and provides the perfect opportunity for you to […]

How Neglecting Your Facebook Page = Neglecting Your Business

The Facebook Page has now become the new storefront, and the Newsfeed the new busy street full of potential customers and clients. Still, some companies fail to see the importance of creating and maintaining an updated and engaging Facebook account. While tried-and-tested marketing strategies are great, failing to embrace the change brought about by technology […]

June Completions Taking the Pressure Off the End of Year 12  

Doing something last minute has become commonplace when it comes to study and school. According to abc.net.au, Year 12 students have thought of exam season as “a stressful box-ticking exercise that prize performance over mastery and data over potential.” Exams and deadlines loom above their heads, leaving them with no choice but to get through […]

5 Benefits of Work-Life Balance

Gone are the days when working overtime was glorified. Recent studies show that finding the right rhythm between work and leisure time is better for you all round. Here are five benefits that arise from having work and life balance. Healthier in mind and body According to healthdirect.gov.au, working long hours is bad for your […]