Survival: Teen Island


For Ages: Ages 15-19 years
Curriculum: Australia
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This teenage survival manual aims to equip the typical teenager with everything he or she will need to make it in the real world. Survival: Teen Island has a humorous approach will keep teenagers on their toes and open their eyes to some of the pressing issues that most teenagers face in the increasingly awkward journey towards adulthood. Set against the backdrop of survival on fictitious Teen Island, Survival: Teen Island sections focus on:

  • School Survival:
    Dealing with school issues such as homework, study strategies, exam pressures and examining career options;
  • Job Search and Money Skills:
    Ideas for part-time employment while studying, applying for jobs, writing resumes, preparing for job interviews;
    Useful strategies for managing income; including opening bank accounts, budgeting and managing credit cards;
  • Social Skills:
    Useful tips for communicating via e-mail, telephone and through forms;
    Discusses essential computer skills, key driving pointers and map-reading techniques;
  • Around the Home:
    Covers everything they will need to know about looking after themselves when home alone, with cool ideas about shopping, cooking, keeping the house secure, doing the laundry, and tips for babysitting.
  •  Serious Stuff:
    A very useful section with almost everything they need to know about hot issues such as bullying, stress, drugs and alcohol, eating disorders, teenage pregnancy, sex education and sexuality;

There is even a section to show how to cope with the School Ball and Schoolies’ Week!

Author: Sandy Tasker

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Australia, International, New Zealand, United Kingdom

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