The latest higher education rankings are out today and Australia has 6 universities in the top 100 globally.
There are so many post-secondary options and it's important that students are informed and know which university specialises in what. It is worth visiting universities in high school so that students get a feel for different universities and what they may offer an individual student. It's very inspiring and motivating for the senior years i...
Just in case you haven't seen this TED talk from 2013 it's worth a watch. Working with students every day I've seen first hand that this is true. Attitude is everything and perseverance is vital for classroom and life success.
If you want to take the Grit Scale test and see further research and Angela's book click here.
Another recent article citing Carol Dweck's work on attitude being more important than intelligence is here.