On this page we will be posting resources that we come across that are useful to parents. Some will be Careers related, some more generic.
The list will be added to all the time. If you find a resource that you think might be useful for other parents and is worth sharing, please let us know.
|Careers Related Information:|
|Helping your Teen with Their Career Planning||This booklet will walk you through the things you can do to assist your teenager with career planning and making career choices.|
|Help your child find their career||A New Zealand site, but still applicable to our situation and has some excellent information and advice on helping your child with career choices and decision making.|
|The VTAC Year 11 and 12 Guide||This extensive PDF document gives you a wealth of information about VTAC, the university's application and selection processes, the VCE and the ATAR - very worthwhile reading.|
|Career Conversations||Career Conversations is an online resource that assists parents to talk to their child about what sort of career they would like in the future. By talking to children about their own interests and abilities, parents can help children to set goals and realise their potential.|
|The Australian Blueprint of Career Development||The Australian Blueprint for Career Development (ABCD), is a framework for designing, implementing and evaluating career development programs for young people and adults. At its core, the Blueprint identifies the skills, attitudes and knowledge that individuals need to make sound choices and to effectively manage their careers. Our approach towards Career Development is aligned with the ABCD.|
|Raising Children||A fantastic site with a wealth of information about raising teenagers.|
|A Parent's Guide to Facebook||Ever wondered about the mysteries of Facebook and what kids do on there for so many hours? This booklet will reveal everything you need to know.|
|The Victorian Training Guarantee||Information on Government subsidised training places for young people under 20 wanting to gain a higher level qualification. See if your student is eligible for this subsidised training.|