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Selfie or self-awareness?

Oct 20, 2015 National College Course Related
How many photos of you are on your phone right now? It’s not just that people love taking selfies, we also love viewing other people’s selfies. And when we examine...

Opening minds to mental health

Oct 14, 2015 National College Life
We're in the middle of Mental Health Month here in Australia. To show their support, the ABC network went ‘Mental As’ last week, providing comedy, documentaries, entertainment and debate to...

Character in the Caring Industries

Sep 29, 2015 National College Course Related
"You're so beautiful," said Alice. "I'm afraid of looking at you and not knowing who you are." "I think that even if you don't know who I am someday, you'll...

More choices with Cert III in Individual Support

Sep 11, 2015 National College Course Related
Great news! The Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) gives you the expertise to work with the elderly or people...

Are you *Qualified* for that pay rise?

Aug 10, 2015 National College Career Resources
Learn how to qualify for a wage increase Are conversations between you and your friends peppered with talk about how you all deserve to be paid more for the jobs...

Students given an incredible start to a career

Jul 23, 2015 National College Career Resources
Sixteen-year-old Shanalee Mansell took on a school-based traineeship in Aged Care last year and look where it got her! She...

Why I want to help people age gracefully

Jun 22, 2015 National College Course Related
I have been training carers for the Aged Care industry for over five years now and I believe you need passion for both roles as a carer and as a trainer. The aim of being a good...

Good trainers make all the difference!

Jun 19, 2015 National College Course Related
“As a mature-aged student embarking on a Certificate III which my employer suggested I complete, I found the whole assignment daunting and became quite distressed,” said Pauline from Richmond. Anxiety...

A career to really squeal about

Jun 10, 2015 National College Career Resources
Isobel and Sarah can tell you exactly what it’s like to have found a satisfying career path. “I’m so happy, I could squeal,” says Isobel. Still only fifteen and seventeen...

That Career Glow

May 11, 2015 National College Career Resources
Have you ever noticed how some people glow when you ask them what they do for a living? They literally light up with excitement and radiate that teeny bit of...

The way of the future in aged care

Mar 27, 2015 National College Course Related
Person-centred aged care describes exactly what we would all want for ourselves and our families during our later years. It acknowledges the fact that we don’t change as individuals when...

Tips for frontline managers who want to score goals

Mar 18, 2015 National College Course Related
The great leader is he who the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ Lao Tzu You know that semi-competent manager...

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