Financial rewards Short term: University scholarships Industry scholarships Scholarship exams
Financial Rewards Long term Higher qualifications higher pay greater autonomy
Author: David Scott Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis and Reporting Strategy and System Performance How does achievement at school affect achievement in tertiary education?
2004 school leavers enrolling in degrees: Mean first-year course pass rate can be predicted from Level 3 results
Better Level 3 results … and Level 1 and 2 More likely to pass tertiary courses … and less likely to drop out Main factor for success: field of study eg education, creative arts full time study Other factors: State school Coed school Taking science at school
First-year tertiary achievement by level of school qualification
What Do Students Earn After Their Tertiary Education? David Scott Statistics New Zealand and Ministry of Education
Summary For young domestic students last enrolled in tertiary education in 2003, median annual three-year post-study earnings were: 51 percent higher for those with a bachelor’s degree compared with those with a level 1 to 3 (upper-secondary level equivalent) certificate.
Earnings growth – young completers and young non- completers last enrolled in 2003 By level of study
Median post-study earnings for young leavers completing bachelor’s degrees in 2003 By field of study
Self Confidence Set goals … and achieve them Believe in yourself now… and you will make things happen in the future Understand yourself … how do I work best? … find your limits
What exam results really tell you …. and employers Learn and communicate information OganisedPersevere Self disciplinedMotivated InitiativeMeet deadlines
Opportunities Courses and careers Entry requirements …. Competition/rewards Open doors … serendipity
How to study Make time Term time:1 - 2 hours per day on top of regular homework “Holiday” and study leave: 6 - 8 hours per day Break into 2 hour sessions
How to study Study timetable … only 7 weeks to 1 st exam Work back from the exam Notes/understanding Memorising Answering questions/exam technique
DatesTimeDays of the week MonTuesWedThurFriSatSun T3 Week 11 24 – 30 Sept 6am 10amCricket 2pmCricket 4pm 6pmElecDanceMovie SubjectColour Biology Chemistry Physics Maths English But only if 6 hours revision has been done Add in sub-topics Eg electricity
Requires self discipline No beach time No parties No computer games Unless the work has been done Set rewards/breaks … but only if the study targets have been met Parents can help … if you agree together
Why study? Financial rewards Self confidence Opportunities Teachers, parents, students working together
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