Archive for the ‘Study Skills’ Category

The L3 Roadway to Success

Published on Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Whether you are studying for exams, wanting to get your drivers license or just keen to expand your skills and knowledge in an area of interest, the L3 Map of SuccessTM shows the crucial steps along the journey to success. You are in the drivers seat and following these 6R’s can ensure the journey is […]

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Setting PRO Goals

Published on Sunday, January 28th, 2018

The research is very clear: Setting goals is good for you! Having a strong set of goals improves academic performance, increases your motivation to achieve, improves self confidence, and increases your personal pride and satisfaction of the finished product. There are three main types of goals you might set at the beginning of a school […]

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Study Smart – the last few weeks before the exams

Published on Sunday, October 1st, 2017

With a few weeks before exams this is an important time to focus and minimise distractions to ensure you get the results you desire. Here are some key tips for the weeks leading up until your exams. Plan your time Take time each week and each day to plan your calendar. First add all the […]

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Study skills for success – Starting the year with success in mind

Published on Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Starting your year off with a positive mindset and some proven study techniques can make all the difference. Here are 4 to get you started this year… Be ready to learn Start the year with curiosity and wonderment of what you might learn this year. It is often helpful to look over the text book […]

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Preparing for Practice and External Exams

Published on Monday, August 1st, 2016

As the year rolls by and exams get closer, there are a few important tips to consider and implement to ensure you can boost your efficiency when studying, which will lead to better exam results. 1. Treat your Practice/Mock exams seriously In fact your practice exams maybe the most important exams you sit all year. […]

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11 Tips Towards Exam Success

Published on Sunday, September 13th, 2015

If your exams are coming up soon, now is a great time to pause, look forward and ensure you have planned the next few weeks for exam success. Here are eleven reminders to assist you … 1. Maintain a Positive Attitude: Now you are at the business end of the year, it is important to […]

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The Art of Summarising

Published on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Summarising involves taking the main ideas from a piece of text and rewriting them in your own words. A summary is significantly shorter than the original text and tends to give an overview of a topic area. A good summary shows that you have understood the text. Below are 7 quick tips to create effective […]

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The role of sleep and learning for teenagers

Published on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Getting a great night sleep is essential for brain health and especially important when learning and studying. Researcher Chris Evans, believes the most important function of sleep is to allow your brain to consider the new things that have been learned that day. He suggests new learnings are filed and consolidated in the memory system […]

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6 Proven Strategies for Exam Success

Published on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

The great news is passing exams is more a matter of technique than intelligence. Whatever results you have received in the past, they are NOT a reflection of the results you can achieve this year. Your test scores are not a reflection of your self-worth; they are an evaluation of the learning strategies you have […]

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6 Tips for Managing Exam Stress 

Published on Sunday, October 5th, 2014

A message for all senior secondary students … There are five weeks to go before national school exams and if you are starting to get stressed about exam time – this is great news. Why stress is good… Experiencing stress before exams is a good thing! Stress causes your adrenaline to pump and allows you to work […]

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