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Student Snapshot

Student Snapshot is a free and easy-to-use online survey platform developed by ReachOut. It’s designed to help you figure out how to best support students making the transition to high school. You can discover how your students like to learn, what their interests and personal values are, and what you can do to make their …

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Green gap year

Green gap year ideas

Learn about the benefits of a green gap year and find opportunities for travel, volunteering, and work abroad or at home.

Be That Teacher

Many of us have that one teacher we remember. The teacher who helped us to learn and grow, who gave us the confidence to explore and master new talents and skills. The teacher who encouraged us to strive for more and helped us reach our potential. Be That Teacher is a joint Australian, state and …

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Green work experience ideas

Keen to explore a green career? We have some green work experience ideas to spark your curiosity – including in some industries you might not have considered.

Schoolies tips for parents

Schoolies tips for parents

Excited for your teen heading off to celebrate but can’t avoid worrying? We’ve got schoolies tips for parents to help ease the pressure.

Work experience FAQs

Work experience FAQs

Get all your burning work experience questions answered – we go through some FAQs so you can go into your placement with confidence.

Career themed movies for high school students

Movies aren’t just a source of entertainment; they can also be a powerful tool for education and inspiration and a great way to start conversations. Here’s a list of career-themed movies suitable for the classroom: The Intern (2015) PG13 A heart-warming comedy starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway showcases the value of mentorship and …

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Meet the new Future You Pathfinders

Future You’s Pathfinders are here to challenge stereotypes about STEM and the type of people who can work in STEM. Bardie is a talented carpenter who originally started out her career journey studying a Bachelor of Fine Art, but now she spends her days on work sites building people’s homes. Jamie is a determined third-year apprentice …

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How to become an AI Engineer

AI in Australian Education Snapshot: Principles, Policy and Practice

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping the teaching and learning landscape. As its popularity and reach expands, so does its potential — but not without challenges in Australian classrooms. An ESA-commissioned report titled, “AI in Australian Education Snapshot: Principles, Policy and Practice” (Published August 2023), explores how educators and policymakers are beginning to work through these …

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Register for Achieve Fest in Term 4

Achieve Fest is back for Term 4! This free, one-day online learning experience is ideal for students aged 12 – 18 across Australia. Designed to offer an engaging, personalised, and interactive experience for all participants, Achieve Fest: Is flexible in delivery – so it’s perfect for classroom settings and remote learning environments, Features an amazing …

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Register to receive the updated Stolen Generations Resource Kit for Teachers and Students

With 2024 planning underway in many schools across the country, The Healing Foundation is offering educators the opportunity to receive a free hardcopy of their updated and expanded Stolen Generations Resource Kit for Teachers and Students. Set to launch on October 6, there are a limited number of hardcopies available for schools to help get …

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Work experience from home

Work experience from home

You don’t need to leave the house to find work experience – there are lots of opportunities to gain skills from the comfort of your own home.

Voting in the referendum

Voting in the referendum

There is a referendum coming up soon in Australia, so if you’re over 18 you’ll need to know how to vote and why voting is important.

CSIRO Space Careers Wayfinder

The CSIRO has developed a variety of engaging case studies to inspire and ignite a passion in the next generation, whether they are space enthusiasts or not, to foster the growth of the future space industry workforce. These video case studies are coupled with downloadable resources. They are a valuable tool for educators and careers …

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R U OK?Day 2023

When you’re struggling with mental health issues, you can often feel isolated or misunderstood. And sometimes just having a chat with someone can make all the difference in the world. This is the purpose behind R U OK?Day, encouraging Australians to connect, support, and check in on one another. This year, R U OK?Day is …

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Free Professional Learning Opportunity from Grok Academy

Grok Academy is collaborating with Amazon to offer teachers a free Professional Learning opportunity in term 4 of 2023. The course is available for NSW K-12 teachers to support the implementation of Digital Technologies education in NSW. Participants will gain the knowledge and expertise to inspire and guide other educators. The course will consist of …

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Apply now to sail with the Young Endeavour in 2024

Applications are now open for 2024 voyages in STS Young Endeavour. Join the Royal Australian Navy crew on board tall ship Young Endeavour for an adventure unlike any other! Learn teamwork, leadership and communication skills, all while meeting new friends, learning new skills and exploring the coast of Australia. In 2024 the ship will circumnavigate …

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LGBTQIA+ identity in the workplace

Navigating LGBTQIA+ identity in the workplace

When you’re starting your journey in the workplace, there are lots of new things to think about. For those who identify as LGBTQIA+, there is an extra layer of considering whether your not you should come out at work. This is a significant step, and it’s completely normal to have mixed feelings about it. Firstly, …

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AI jobs

Navigating the AI revolution – career paths for tomorrow’s high school graduates

If you’ve been watching the news this week, there’s been plenty of talk about AI and its potential to take over a significant number of jobs. The way that it has been reported may have created a ripple of anxiety amongst young people still in high school or at university and parents as well. But …

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Work experience ideas for students who love cooking

5 work experience ideas for high school students who love cooking

Work experience is a fantastic way to get a taste of the culinary world and learn valuable skills along the way. If you need some inspiration, we have some work experience ideas for students who love cooking – read on. Local restaurants or cafes Imagine spending a week in a bustling restaurant kitchen, learning from …

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Resources for National Skills Week

National Skills Week is running from August 21-27. National Skills Week is dedicated to raising the profile and status of vocational learning, dispelling outdated myths and showcasing the attractive career opportunities for all Australians. Wondering how you can get your students and school involved in National Skills Week? They have provided a heap of great …

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Inclusive Career Development Resources for Schools

What happens in school is key to the long term economic and social participation of people with disability. Career development can change the life trajectory of all students but especially for young people with disability. This is because students with disability often face a pervasive culture of low expectations resulting in a lack of opportunities …

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How to become an Astronaut

NASA STEM Engagement

NASA has a huge variety of STEM resources for teachers and educators on their website, including activities, posters, lesson plans, videos, and much more. Some opportunities are for students in the US only, but lots of the resources are appropriate for use anywhere in the world. You can access the resources for free here.

Careers in Space Resources

The Australian Centre for Careers has created a full suite of resources created in collaboration with the Australian Space Agency, and they are now available for download, including the interactive Student Workbook and accompanying Teacher Answer Guide. The Student Workbook is an interactive PDF featuring written and video case studies from professionals currently working in …

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National Science Week 2023

This year, National Science Week will take place from Saturday 12 to Sunday 20 August. All around Australia there will be a huge variety of live online events, virtual tours, competitions and fun activities to participate in and grow your STEM knowledge. Take a look at what’s on and find a whole bunch of resources …

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Resources for teachers of students with disabilities

It’s estimated that 1 in 10 school students have a disability – and of these students, 89% of them attend mainstream school (source). It’s important that teachers are equipped to adapt to the needs of students with disability, and ensure that they have equal outcomes to other students. We’ve gathered some resources for schools and …

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Respectful Relationships Education Toolkit

OurWatch supports schools in delivering respectful relationships education, developed as part of the Respectful Relationships Education in Schools (RREiS) pilot. A whole of school approach to respectful relationships education not only provides in-class education, but addresses your school’s culture, policies and procedures, and promotes gender equality among your staff. Every school is different. Respectful relationships …

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CSIRO Sustainable Futures Program

The Sustainable Futures program is designed by the CSIRO to support primary and secondary teachers working with students in Years 3 to 10. Teachers who register with the program receive free access to digital teaching resources which includes a variety of ideas and activities to support the teaching of sustainability and the environment in Australian …

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Parenting Resources from the Australian Parents Council

The Australian Parents Council are a “not-for-profit, non-denominational and non-party political, funded by parents and supported by government”. They’re a representative body who provide a parent voice on education issues bridging the gap between parents and government policymakers. Their mission: to help all children thrive, helping parents to support the academic, social, and emotional success …

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Youth Voice in Parliament 2023

Youth Voice in Parliament week 16-20 October will champion the voices of young Australians by giving them a voice in Parliament and online. Politicians across the country have committed to reading a speech written by a young person aged 25 or under in their state, territory or electorate. This is an opportunity for you to …

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Funded SACE Accredited Program Available to Develop Emotional Agility, Resilience and Leadership

The Minister for Education, Training and Skills, The Hon Blair Boyer, the Department for Education, the Adelaide 36ers and XVenture are funding up to 20 public schools to access a unique new SACE Stage 1 accredited program. The Adelaide 36ers & XVenture Schools Program is an experientially based program that focuses on developing emotional agility, …

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CASA Know Your Drone school giveaway

Are you a STEM teacher or are part of a school that loves teaching technology? The Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) Know Your Drone school resources are linked to the Australian Curriculum and can be used to educate students aged 10-16 years old about STEM topics and drone safety. To coincide with National Science Week, …

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Join BlueScope as a Cadet in 2024

Come and discover the opportunity to work at our Port Kembla Steelworks as a Chemistry or Engineering Cadet! Each year, our manufacturing business in NSW offers amazing opportunities for highly motivated students to join the team in chemistry and electrical, materials, mechanical, and computer engineering. With a combination of part-time study and work, you’ll be …

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Developing Essential Skills in the Classroom and Beyond

This guest article was written by Christina Douglas, careers practitioner at Heatherton Christian College. For some time as our school’s career teacher, I have been trying to get the message out of the importance of developing ‘employability skills’.  I’m often quoted by the students I teach as saying something like, “No – this isn’t going …

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Get experience in school

Don’t Wait to Finish School to get Experience

You don’t need to sit around and wait until you’ve finished school to start getting experience, building skills, and making connections for your future. There are lots of things you can do alongside your schoolwork. Let’s take a look at some of your options. Part-time work  This is something a lot of students already do. …

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Discover the Maths in Schools Podcast

Are you looking for in-depth conversations about mathematics teaching strategies? The Maths in Schools podcast series is an ongoing conversation connecting maths education specialists, practitioners, and researchers to discuss key considerations and strategies to plan and deliver effective maths programs across Australia. In each episode, we will feature maths professionals and present different practical and …

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SWG CEO Lucy Sattler wins major educational award

PRESS RELEASE CAIRNS, Queensland — July 19, 2023 Study Work Grow, one of Australia’s leading providers of career education resources, proudly announces that its CEO, Lucy Sattler, has been honoured in The Educator’s ‘Most Influential Educators 2023’ list. This prestigious recognition underscores her exceptional contribution to career education, positively impacting hundreds of secondary schools across …

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What is a portfolio?

The Power of Portfolios

When applying for jobs or university courses, you might find you’re asked to submit a portfolio alongside (or instead of) a resume or your academic results. But what exactly is a portfolio, and why does it matter? In this blog, we’ll explore their significance, who might ask for one, the different types, what to include, …

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Hear From a Participant in the AgCAREERSTART Program

AgCAREERSTART is a 10–12 month program placing young Australians, aged 17-25, on farms across Australia. It’s a great option if you’re looking for something unique to do for your Gap Year, or want to start your career in the agriculture industry. If you’re curious to learn more about what’s involved in the program and where …

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Upcoming PD & Teacher Resources

There are heaps of great resources and professional development opportunities out there for teachers, careers advisors, and schools. Here are some of the latest we’ve found. QTAC Insights 2023 – Webinar – 25 July Join QTAC online for their annual professional development session and learn everything you need to know about QTAC’s application portal and …

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APS Indigenous Apprenticeships Program

The Indigenous Apprenticeships Program works is a pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to start their careers in the Australian Public Service (APS). Since 2015, the IAP has given over 1,800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people opportunities to join the APS. These are people with diverse backgrounds, including people leaving school, finishing …

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Kick-Start Your Farming Future with AgCAREERSTART

Agriculture is the world’s most important career. There are so many career paths to take in Agriculture: from animal husbandry, to developing and operating state-of-the-art machinery and technology, to business, marketing and STEM research and analysis; there have never been more opportunities to kick-start a life-long career in Agriculture. With the global population predicted to …

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YDAS Young Leaders Program

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service or YDAS runs the Young Leaders Program. Why should I join? Grow your leadership and advocacy skills. Gain confidence working in a team. Get ongoing opportunities, including jobs and volunteer roles. It’s free! Our free online leadership program is for young Victorians who identify as: having a disability having a …

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Bring up Respect

The Campaign Stop it at the Start aims to help break the cycle of violence by encouraging adults to reflect on their attitudes, and have conversations about respect with young people. The campaign is aimed at parents and family members of children aged 10–17, as well as the teachers, coaches, community leaders and employers of …

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Indigenous Higher Education Units

How Indigenous Higher Education Units Empower Students

Are you an Indigenous student looking to study a university in Australia? If so, you’re not alone in facing unique challenges and barriers on your academic journey. Thankfully, universities across the country have established Indigenous Higher Education Units (IHEUs) to support and empower students like you. In this article, we will explore the importance of …

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Wellbeing in schools

Creating a Healthy Environment in Schools

The foundation of a healthy and thriving school environment begins with strong leadership and a genuine commitment to staff wellbeing. When leaders prioritise and model a culture of wellbeing, it sets the tone for the entire school community, fostering an atmosphere of support, growth, and resilience. By leading from the top-down, our leaders can inspire …

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Careers Resources from AMSI

The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) has developed a wide variety of career resources for teachers, students, and parents. You can search example job ads, read career profiles from people using maths in their jobs every day, and watch videos of how maths is used in real life. Find their career resources here. AMSI also …

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EOFY Discount Offer – Printed and Digital Resources

Announcing the ‘Lucy and Rob are away‘ special discount!   Hi educators, it’s Liz Duffy here (your contact for all things schools & membership related). As many of you know, Study Work Grow’s incredible Ponder Program is being launched in the UK this month. And since Lucy & Rob will be overseas talking with Career …

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Work experience for students with a disability

Finding Work Experience for Students with a Disability

We all know the power work experience can have for young people when they’re considering future career options. And while placements can be tricky to come by, for students with a disability, the barriers are even higher. But this shouldn’t discourage you from trying to find work experience; there are plenty of reasons why you …

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Young people mental health

Looking to the Future: Young People and Mental Health

Life as a young person can sometimes feel tough, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, political uncertainty, and concerns about the environment. A recent study conducted by the University of Melbourne across schools in Australia sought to understand the experiences and perspectives of high school students. The findings shed light on the challenges …

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Scholarships for Indigenous students

Top Scholarships for Indigenous Students

For many Indigenous students, particularly those living in rural and remote communities, accessing university or higher education can seem almost impossible. But thankfully, there are ways to make education more accessible and affordable; and one of them is through scholarships. In this blog, we’ll look at some great scholarships for Indigenous students you might like …

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Learner Passports

Why Learner Passports Are More Important Than Ever

This blog was written by guest contributor Charlie Mills from Student Edge. When hiring, recruiting, or evaluating potential young recruits, understanding the whole person holistically is more important than ever. It’s impossible to capture the essence and experience of an individual by just looking at their ATAR Scores. All that four-digit number represents is how …

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