Good signs for the future

As a PST starting her final uni placement there are two thoughts constantly running through my head; how much coffee can I safely consume in one day and how am I ever going to be ready to graduate. Honestly I don’t know the professional answer to either question. I’ve been doing all the necessary organisational […]

The Year Twelve Slump

About halfway through the year, you hit it. The big ditch, the dip the sudden and shocking depletion of your motivation to learn anything ever again. My friends were a major source of motivation through this time and one of them eloquently summed up the slump in this post: “So this time of year, last […]

Year 12: “It’s just another year, I’m serious.”

The biggest mistake teachers, students and parents make when approaching year twelve, is thinking that just because the final score is calculated a little differently, this somehow turns a perfectly ordinary year into one of endless study, torturous timetables and a life of utter grey. There are two types of people who do well in […]