Term 4

How to find balance

There’s no one-size fits all solution to finding balance in your life. The amount we need to work, rest, and

Learn to reflect

You might be thinking, but what if I didn’t achieve much this year? Well, you probably did more than you

Start career-building now

You don’t need to sit around and wait until you’ve finished school to start getting experience, building skills, and making

Understanding Pathways

There are lots of different pathways you can take once you leave school, and it’s important that you know about

Understanding Industry Outlook

There are a huge range of different industries, and some industries focus on caring for our health, for example, others

Don’t worry about the robots

Back in 2013 two guys called Carl and Michael took an in-depth look into what makes jobs susceptible to automation. They found

Mapping your life

Most of us don’t live life according to the map. We float from one thing to another, which is great,

What does your future look like?

We don’t need a crystal ball to work out what’s coming. Life is… pretty predictable. Sure, some things change, if

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Connections – Finding balance

This is one of a series of posters to help students bring everything from the last year together. This poster

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Connections – Choose your path

This is one of a series of posters to help students bring everything from the last year together. This poster

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My perfect day

This activity asks students to think about what their schedule would look like in an ideal day.

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Balancing activities

This activity asks students to consider the priority of their activities, and whether or not they’re really important.

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Winding down

This info sheet provides students with some ideas they can try to help them wind down.

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Reflecting on the year

This activity asks students to reflect on their year, both good and bad, and start looking into the future.

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My achievements

This activity asks students to reflect on their best achievements throughout the year.

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My holiday calendar

Print this calendar or send it to students as a PDF so they can organise their holidays.

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Holiday activity checklist

If students have organised an activity over the holidays, this checklist can help them to make sure they’re ready.

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Holiday action plan

This activity encourages students to come up with a plan to make the most of their holidays.

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Ready to volunteer

This activity asks students to think about whether they might like to consider volunteering.

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Finding work experience

This info sheet provides students with information about work experience and where they can look for it.

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What skills do I have?

This activity asks students about the skills they might develop in their jobs.

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Alternative pathways to uni

This flow chart provides some information for students about alternative pathways to university.

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Finding your pathway

This activity asks students to think about what future pathway might be the best for them.

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Industry choices

This info sheet provides students with a brief overview of the industries in Australia they can work in.

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Industry growth

This activity asks students to do some research and work out the predicted growth for each industry in Australia.

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Future career outlook

This activity asks students to look up their future dream career, then answer some questions about the future outlook for

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Course pros and cons

This activity asks students to list some courses they’re interested in, then think about the pros and cons for each.

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Chat about qualifications

This activity asks students to find a grownup and have a chat about the qualifications and pathways they took to

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Dealing with change

This activity asks students to think about how they have dealt with change in the past, and what they can

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Technology of the future

This activity asks students to think about what technology might exist in the future, and how it might help us

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Will my job become automated?

This activity asks students to think about whether certain jobs are at risk of automation in the future.

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Find your dream course

This activity asks students to think about what their dream course might be, and find some information about it.

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Goal setting

This activity provides students with a goal setting template they can use to start setting goals.

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Study budget

This activity provides students with a template budget they can use to start thinking about what their future expenses might

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Dream job profile

This activity asks students to find someone who has the job they want, then ask them a few questions.

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Connection

Place yourself in the world of work and start to make sense of your own story. In this course, you’ll

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Finding life balance

It’s important for our health and wellbeing that we find a good life balance. This video can be viewed by

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The role of reflection

How often do you take the time to look back at the things you’ve accomplished? This video can be viewed

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Maximise your holidays

The holidays are one time of year where you get a good chunk of time to tick some things off

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All about pathways

Once upon a time, there were only a few ways you could go once school was over, but now you

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Industry outlook

There are lots of different jobs, and they’re usually grouped with similar jobs into industries, and this can help us

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Understanding qualifications

Each career is different, which means that you need a different set of skills and knowledge to do the job.

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Will robots take my job?

Want to know if robots will take your job? Here’s what to look for. This video can be viewed by

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Life mapping

Life Maps help us plan for the future – once you’ve got one, you’ll know where you are, where you

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Workshop your future

Life can be unpredictable, but with a bit thought, you can probably get a good idea of what may be

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Week 34 – Educational pathways

You need to know which qualifications you will need for any jobs you’re interested in – otherwise you won’t be able to get the training you need and apply.

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Week 33 – Unexpected change

Change in the workplace is normal, but unexpected changes can mean we need to rethink our future plans.

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Week 32 – Mapping your life

You are the one writing your story – you get to decide where your life is going to lead, so you need the skills to draw your map with confidence.