Issues facing educators and students when it comes to career, course and institution choice.

Don’t think of AI as Artificial Intelligence but as IA … an Intelligent Advisor

In the rapidly evolving educational landscape, the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents an unprecedented opportunity to revolutionise how teachers engage with their students. However, a shift in perspective is essential for maximising its potential. Instead of viewing AI merely as a tool for automation or data analysis, it’s time to consider it as IA…

Choosing a Career: The Case for Personal Strengths and Personality Over Academic Results

The age-old debate of passion versus practicality in career choices has been reignited by a recent study conducted by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) in 2022 and reported by ABC News Australia. The research highlights a concerning trend in career guidance for high school students, emphasising that the information provided…

Hidden Careers

In a rapidly evolving world, many promising career paths remain hidden from students and their parents. These careers may not make headlines but play vital roles in our global economy. They are avenues where passion meets purpose and allow individuals to truly make a mark. Unfortunately, parents and traditional career counselling often gravitate towards conventional…

Post MyCareerMatch Student Activities

After completing a MyCareerMatch assessment, Careers Advisers can conduct classroom activities to help students identify their personality type and understand how each personality type solves specific problems. Here are some activities that can be helpful: Case study analysis: Provide students with case studies that require them to solve problems in different scenarios. Then, ask them…

Choosing a Career that’s Right for You

The MyCareerMatch personality assessment tool is designed to help individuals identify their personality types and how they relate to different career paths. By understanding their personality types, individuals can make more informed career choices that align with their natural strengths and interests. The Driver personality type, for example, is well-suited to careers that require assertiveness…

Inspiring students to consider careers in technology starts at high school

Australians lack awareness about what technology jobs exist or how to get into them, according to a new roadmap to solving the sector’s hungry for more workers. An outstanding report prepared by The Tech Council of Australia , Accenture and Digital Skills Organisation titled Delivering 1.2 million jobs – “A roadmap to create a thriving…