PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY2012 HSC at Parramatta Library!
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY BRANDING What do you call your program? Try a catchy Title!" G e t a H e a d s ta rt”
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY“Timing is of the essence”
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY OPTIONS• TALKS TO HELP KIDS REVISE FOR THE HALF YEARLY (MARCH)• TALKS TO HELP KIDS REVISE FOR THE TRIALS (JUNE)• HSC STUDY SESSIONS TO HELP KIDS REVISE FOR THE HSC (SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER)
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARYTo maximize the number of kids who will attend I choose• COMPULSORARY SUBJECTS e.g. English – BELONGING & ESSAY WRITING – PETER SKRZYNECKI "THE IMMIGRANT CHRONICLES"
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARYParramatta Library is offering a repeatsession due to "Popular demand"- this is a first for the HSC program
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY MIX UP THE PROGRAMEvery second year I try to offer differentsubjects ie. Modern & Ancient History – based on subjects nominated by students through "surveys"
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARYCONTENT VS. SKILLSBASED PROGRAMS
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY CONTENTPrograms like the March Half YearlyRevision Programs Business studies HSC Blueprint for Success Peter Skrzynecki
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY STUDY SKILLSStress management programs – useful for the stressed students – stressed PARENTS
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARYHOW I SURVEY STUDENTS • Walk around the library after 3pm & talk to students • HSC Program Survey (handout) • HSC sessions
PARRAMATTA CITY LIBRARY HSC PROGRAMMING IS NOT AN EXACT SCIENCE• Poor attendance• Poor promotion – e.g. 2011 English Belonging Talk• Too many kids, too few booking places – eg last years Skrzynecki talk