PLANNING FOR SUCCESS
Setting goals and achieving them.
A planned approach for success through higher education and training
This resource was produced by the National Disability Coordination Officers of South Australia Regions 23,24 and 25.
The National Disability Coordination Officer Program is an Australian Government initiative funded by the Department of Education.The content of this booklet is not authored, owned or controlled by the Australian Government. Therefore content has not been approved or checked for accuracy and users should not rely on the information as an official Australian Government source.
Worksheet 1 - Establish your goals
This worksheet will help you to identify your employment goals and the educational courses that relate to those goals. It works in conjunction with Worksheet 2: Finding a course that's right for you.
Worksheet 2 Finding a course that's right for you
This worksheet will help you to make suitable course choices. It works in conjunction with Worksheet 1: Identifying employment goals and related courses. The four steps below will help you find a course that's right for you!
Worksheet 3 Bringing it all together
To help you decide which is the most appropriate course and education institution for you, write down and compare the information that you have collected from Worksheet 1: Identifying employment goals and related courses and Worksheet 2: Finding a course that's right for you in the worksheet below.
Worksheet 4 Understanding your study requirements
This worksheet will help you to understand your study requirements. It will also help you to understand how comfortable you are about disclosing your disability to other people.
In addition the worksheet will help you to think about the impact that your disability may have on your studies and to identify services that you may want to access.
Worksheet 5 Questions to ask the Disability Liaison Officer or Student Support Officer
This worksheet will help you to identify some questions that you might like to ask the Disability Liaison Officer or Student Support Officer at your education institution. It works in conjunction with Worksheet 7: Key questions. Record your answers in the spaces provided below.
Worksheet 6 Financial planning
This worksheet will help you to plan your finances while undertaking study.Identify your sources of income and your potential expenditure and enter the amounts
of those estimated figures in the table below.
The total amount will give you an approximate figure that will help you to plan ahead.
Worksheet 7 Key questions
This worksheet will help you to identify any further information you may need to plan for your studies. It can be used in conjunction with Worksheet 5: Questions to ask the Disability Liaison Officer or Student Support Officer.