University is NOT for everyone!

In recent posts I’ve given away free worksheets to start the process of pupils taking 100% responsibility and the teenagers always respond really well.

In class we often talk about Grades and these are important BUT they don’t help teenagers focus on what they’re passionate about and they often choose subjects, courses and degrees they are simply not engaged with.

So, The Success Principles for Teens™ Programme takes a different approach discovering what teenagers are passionate about and then finding a road map for them to take forward.

Consider this – if more teens know who they are, and what they want from life and their career and were passionate about moving toward would that be better than demotivated and unengaged pupils I’ve taught at Universities across the UK. I hope your answer would be YES.

At a workshop with a group of teenagers at Havant and South Downs College I asked this question “What would be the job you’d love so much that you’d do it for free but that you’d actually get paid for?” One young lady said she wanted to be a gardener and got clarity about the types of courses she would be passionate about pursuing. University is not for everyone!

Please ask yourselves and your teens the same question and see what the answers are.

Lesley Strachan is the author of “The Ultimate Guide for Parents: How to help your kids become self-confident, happy and passionate.” Now available on Amazon.

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