A Survival Guide for Parents of Students Making a Career Choice
Author: Andrée Harpur,Mary Quirke
Publisher: Orpen Press
Category: Social Science
Written by two experienced career guidance counsellors in an honest and clear style, Sorted! helps parents and secondary school students to negotiate the tricky process of choosing a career. With the intention of removing the stress and complications of making career decisions, Sorted: Outlines all the different options upon leaving school – higher education, further education, studying abroad, apprenticeships and professional trainingExplains how to make informed decisions around key areas such as the CAO process and choosing school subjectsExplores how natural interests and abilities can lead to an enjoyable and successful career Sorted! is an essential guide to the world beyond school primarily for parents, but will also prove useful for students, teachers and career guidance counsellors. About the authors Andrée Harpur of Andrée Harpur and Associates is an established guidance counsellor. She writes columns on career development in the Irish Times and the Sunday Business Post and is on the staff of the Master's in Career Guidance in Dublin City University. Mary Quirke is a private guidance counsellor with Career Confidence and assistant director of the Association of Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD). "All in all it is a fine product with a clearly defined audience. For any parent of a Leaving Cert student this would make ideal reading. While a lot of information is shared on the parental network and grapevine it is often not always reliable information, and this very readable book along with an approachable Guidance Counsellor should help fill the information vacuum." Guideline - The Institute of Guidance Counsellors Newsletter, Vol 38, No. 1
From Cab Fares to Moral Snares
Author: C. K. Gunsalus
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Category: Business & Economics
A nationally recognized expert on professional ethics uses pungent real-world examples to help people new to the work world recognize ethical situations that can lead to career-damaging mistakes—and prevent them. Gunsalus offers questions to ask yourself, sample scripts to use on others, and guidance in handling disputes fairly and diplomatically.
An Irish Guide to a Global Problem
Author: Rita Treacy
Provides insight into the complexity surrounding the early identification and treatment of dyslexia. It is written from the author's unique perspective as a professional speech and language therapist who suffers from classic dyslexia herself. Aimed primarily at parents, Dyslexia Unravelled will also be of interest to anyone with a concern about or interest in understanding dyslexia.
Author: Adrian Blundell,Richard Harrison,Benjamin W. Turney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
All you need to know about becoming a doctor in the UK This book contains all the help you need to become a doctor. From applying to medical school through to choosing your specialty, you can find out: How to choose a medical school How to get into medical school How to survive as a medical student All about electives What life is like as a doctor As well as easy to follow information on choosing, getting into - and surviving - medical school, junior doctors in different specialties provide unique insight with firsthand accounts of what the job is like in real life, to help you plan and decide your future career path. Included in this fully updated third edition is the latest information on admission tests, an admission table with practical details about each medical school (as well as greater coverage of graduate medical schools), making this now even more comprehensive for everyone planning a career in medicine.
Author: Sarah N. Harvey,Susan Greye
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Perfect for reluctant teen readers, the Orca Sports titles combine mystery and adventure with team sports such as hockey, baseball, football and soccer, and solo sports like scuba diving, running, sailing, horse racing and even race-car driving. Written by popular, award-winning writers such as Sigmund Brouwer and Nikki Tate, Orca Sports books engage young readers with exciting plots and easy-to-read language. The Orca Sports Resource Guide provides teachers with ideas for connecting each title in the series to the curriculum, the text and, most importantly, the students. Certain to encourage lively discussion in the classroom, the Orca Sports Resource Guide is a valuable tool for teachers who want to give their students the very best.
A Practical Guide for Parents
Author: Ellen Fellenz
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Category: Family & Relationships
A fellow educator once told me that her goal was to help students thrive, not just survive. The goal of this book is to help parents do the same while their children are in middle school. Middle school offers many challenges for families. Here you will find practical, easy to implement solutions to these challenges, as well as tools to keep the connection with your child during these years. Preserving your relationship with your child is not only important to make it through the middle school years, but essential to being an effective parent during the next stage of adolescence, Teenagers. This book was written to help you retain your sanity and sense of humor while persevering through these often challenging times as a parent.Parenting is not an easy job. So many parents have said to me, "If they (my kids) only came with a book!” Well, here is the book that should have come with your kids and will help your whole family get through the tough middle school years.
A Survival Guide for Work and Life
Author: Stephanie Spera,Sandra Lanto
Publisher: Jist Works
Here is expert advice on how to fight stress and win compiled from more than 15 years of intensive study, formal research, and hundreds of interactive workshops with thousands of participants. Includes a Personal Stress Test that pinpoints sources of stress and its effects, as well as 15 ways to reduce work-related stress.
Author: Marc Robinson
Publisher: Time Life Education
Includes information on obtaining money for college, repaying loans, military assistance, and different types of schools
Author: Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs,Jeremy S. Hyman
Publisher: Harper Collins
Category: Study Aids
The Professors' Guide to Getting Good Grades in College is the first book to reveal the insider secrets about how professors really grade. The book offers high-value, practical tips about how to succeed at each of the five "grade-bearing" moments of the semester: (1) The Start (2) The Class (3) The Exam (4) The Paper and (5) The Last Month of the Semester. Fast-paced, entertaining, and easy-to-follow, the Professors' Guide will help you get truly excellent grades in college.
Category: Best books
Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.
The Debate over Unconventional Monetary Policy
Author: Gene Park,Saori N. Katada,Giacomo Chiozza,Yoshiko Kojo
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Category: Political Science
Bolder economic policy could have addressed the persistent bouts of deflation in post-bubble Japan, write Gene Park, Saori N. Katada, Giacomo Chiozza, and Yoshiko Kojo in Taming Japan's Deflation. Despite warnings from economists, intense political pressure, and well-articulated unconventional policy options to address this problem, Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan (BOJ), resisted taking the bold actions that the authors believe would have significantly helped. With Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's return to power, Japan finally shifted course at the start of 2013 with the launch of Abenomics—an economic agenda to reflate the economy—and Abe's appointment of new leadership at the BOJ. As Taming Japan's Deflation shows, the BOJ's resistance to experimenting with bolder policy stemmed from entrenched policy ideas that were hostile to activist monetary policy. The authors explain how these policy ideas evolved over the course of the BOJ's long history and gained dominance because of the closed nature of the broader policy network. The explanatory power of policy ideas and networks suggests a basic inadequacy in the dominant framework for analysis of the politics of monetary policy derived from the literature on central bank independence. This approach privileges the interaction between political principals and their supposed agents, central bankers; but Taming Japan's Deflation shows clearly that central bankers' views, shaped by ideas and institutions, can be decisive in determining monetary policy. Through a combination of institutional analysis, quantitative empirical tests, in-depth case studies, and structured comparison of Japan with other countries, the authors show that, ultimately, the decision to adopt aggressive monetary policy depends largely on the bankers' established policy ideas and policy network.