Tertiary Catalogue

Foundation Skills


4 Career Enhancers

Insights and Strategies

In this video, 4 Career Enhancers, psychologists Peter Quarry and Eve Ash provide excellent strategies to immediately to galvanise your career and job prospects. This is critical for those who want to develop their careers, change jobs or feel...Show More
The Chaos Theory of Careers

The Chaos Theory of Careers

State of Disruption

The world around us is complex, dynamic and continually changing, and so too is the workplace. This video introduces the chaos theory of careers, discussing how the butterfly effect and chance events influence jobs and explaining how to...Show More
You and the Future of Work

You and the Future of Work

State of Disruption

What work will be like in five years may be beyond our wildest dreams. This video discusses how work might look in the future, considers the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the importance of lifelong learning and the changing nature...Show More
COVID-19: Careers in Chaos

COVID-19: Careers in Chaos

State of Disruption

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a unique form of workplace change: one that impacted every person on the planet at the same time. This video discusses the effect of coronavirus on the types of work we do and the ways in which we work. Featuring...Show More
Workforce Disruption

Workforce Disruption

State of Disruption

Change is natural and constant, but disruptions have significant impacts on the types of work we do and how we work. This video explores the factors that trigger change, discussing the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the use of computing...Show More
Compound Sentences: Showing Relationships Between Instructions

Compound Sentences: Showing Relationships Between Instructions

Grammar for Writing

To write a recipe that’s easy to understand and follow, it’s important to show the relationships between a series of individual instructions or directions. This video covers how to combine simple commands into compound sentences, using the...Show More
Statements: Presenting Facts and Findings

Statements: Presenting Facts and Findings

Grammar for Writing

When writing a biography, article, report or instruction manual, delivering information in a clear and engaging way is crucial. This video introduces the two most common sentence types found in informative texts—statements and commands—and...Show More
Statements and Commands: Giving Instructions

Statements and Commands: Giving Instructions

Grammar for Writing

A good instructional text needs to get your message across clearly and be easy for readers to follow. This video explains the difference between two sentence types commonly found in informative texts—statements and commands—and how to use...Show More
Simple Sentences: Giving Opinions and Persuading

Simple Sentences: Giving Opinions and Persuading

Grammar for Writing

For letters to the editor, online discussions and essays, being able to express your point of view effectively is very useful. This video highlights that you don't have to use complicated sentences to write a good persuasive text—clear and...Show More
Simple Sentences: Creating Drama and Tension

Simple Sentences: Creating Drama and Tension

Grammar for Writing

A well-written narrative, such as a short story, poem or script, can be exciting, tense and suspenseful. This video illustrates how short, simple sentences can be used to create a different pace and mood in narrative writing, compared to longer...Show More
Simple Sentences: Stating Opinions and Persuading

Simple Sentences: Stating Opinions and Persuading

Grammar for Writing

When writing a movie review, it is important to be able to express your opinions and conclusions precisely. This video reinforces that sometimes, it can be more effective to use simple sentences, rather than compound or complex sentences, for...Show More
Compound Sentences: Showing Relationships Between Events

Compound Sentences: Showing Relationships Between Events

Grammar for Writing

When writing a recount, such as a diary entry, you might find yourself needing to show the relationships or connections between ideas. This video explains how to use compound sentences to describe a series of events, using the coordinating...Show More
Simple Sentences: Stating Opinions and Conclusions

Simple Sentences: Stating Opinions and Conclusions

Grammar for Writing

There's a skill to writing great science reports that are both clear and easy to understand. This video identifies the sections of a report where it can be better to use simple sentences, rather than more detailed ones, to make it easy for...Show More
Questions: Revealing Characters' Feelings

Questions: Revealing Characters' Feelings

Grammar for Writing

Being able to give your reader an insight into your character's mind is a valuable skill in writing narratives. This video explains how questions can be used to reveal what characters are thinking, whether genuine or rhetorical, and from a...Show More
Statements, Questions and Commands: Developing Characters

Statements, Questions and Commands: Developing Characters

Grammar for Writing

Characters are an essential component of many narrative texts, such as a novel or a short story. This video shows how you can use a variety of sentence types—statements, questions, and commands—in your narrative writing to develop characters...Show More
Stop 4 Time Wasters

Stop 4 Time Wasters

2 Minutes to Success

Stop 4 Time Wasters is a video that helps us recognise our own time wasting behaviours mistakes. We all feel overloaded on occasion, but this doesn't mean we can't be more efficient in our use of time. This video helps learners identify...Show More
Solve Problems in 4 Steps

Solve Problems in 4 Steps

2 Minutes to Success

Solve Problems in 4 Steps is a step by step easily-remembered program providing learners with essential problem-solving skills. In this video, behavioural expert Peter Quarry shows you how to solve problems effectively. Solve Problems in 4...Show More
Recover from My Mistake

Recover from My Mistake

2 Minutes to Success

Recover from my Mistake is a video to help anyone feeling bad about a making a mistake, to stop wasting time beating yourself up about it, and learn to recover gracefully and thrive. We all make mistakes and can recover, and learn from them, as...Show More
How to Study Effectively

How to Study Effectively

2 Minutes to Success

How to Study Effectively is a video to change studying from being considered painful and something to avoid, to being a positive experience. In this video, psychology expert Peter Quarry, shares excellent tips for putting in the effort and being...Show More
Answer Tough Interview Questions

Answer Tough Interview Questions

2 Minutes to Success

Answer Tough Interview Questions is a video that prepares you for challenging interview questions. A job interview is always nerve-wracking, no matter how many times you've done this. In this video, psychology expert Peter Quarry offers ways to...Show More
GOALS to Results

GOALS to Results

2 Minutes to Success

GOALS to Results is designed to help learners to achieve desired results with the GOALS formula. Goals are what you see in the distance, what you're aiming for. The problem with setting goals is that sometimes they seem unattainable or...Show More
Overcome a Writing Block

Overcome a Writing Block

2 Minutes to Success

Overcome a Writing Block is a video addressing a common problem of writer's block. For many of us, it's fear of staring at a blank page and wondering what to say. In this video, behavioural expert Peter Quarry explains how to overcome a writing...Show More
This Town Is Giving Me a Hard Time

This Town Is Giving Me a Hard Time

Days Crossing

A sad goodbye, an awkward encounter at work, and Tommy misses out (again) on speaking to Anna.
Dancing These Days Away

Dancing These Days Away

Days Crossing

A series of unfortunate events finally force Tommy to seek out Anna's help.
Spending My Days Thinking of You

Spending My Days Thinking of You

Days Crossing

Missed opportunities, a faulty bicycle, and Tommy can't catch a break.