Thursday, 13 October 2011 16:46

2011 NAPLAN Test Marks Released; Results Mixed

Every year in May the National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test sees all Australian school students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9 assessed on reading, writing, and language conventions such as spelling, grammar, punctuation, and numeracy. September saw the release of the latest NAPLAN test results. The results have shown that Victorian students are the most consistent achievers in the country for literacy and numeracy coming in the top two for all categories except for Years…
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 18:16

NSW School Certificate Scrapped

The NSW Government, in conjunction with the Board of Studies, decided in early August 2011 to scrap the year 10 School Certificate. An increase in the school leaving age to 17, the introduction of NAPLAN testing in years 3, 5, 7 and 9, and calls from employers have made the exams redundant. The Certificate of Vocational and General Education which is offered by the TAFE will also be abolished.  So what does this mean for you? The School Certificate is…
Thursday, 21 July 2011 11:55

CAMI Star Student Awards for June

Congratulations to all our students in June who achieved great results with their CAMI work and received Star Student awards! Each month tutors at the CAMI Tutoring and Support Centre nominate students to be candidates for the CAMI Star Student awards. Asha Murphy, the tutor overseeing the development of the award system said, “We will continue to develop the award system to ensure more students who are trying their best get the recognition they deserve.” Lily made a great improvement…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 11:27

Schools may be Gaming Tests

A recent report by the Council of Australian Governments Reform Council shows Victoria is meeting student literacy and numeracy benchmarks. However, the Council's chairman, Paul McClintock is concerned that low participation rates are skewering the results.  You can see the full article below. http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/schools-may-be-gaming-tests-20110607-1fr3q.html One way to boost your child's results and enthusiasm is time spent on CAMI, as the software is easy, fun and works in improving your child's numeracy and literacy skills. Give the CAMI Tutoring and Support…
CAMI Star Student awards have been sent to a selection of students who excelled themselves in their CAMI studies during the month of May.   Congratulations to Luke, Natalie, Jessie and Aayush for excellence with their studies.   Luke received a reward for his perseverance across all exercises. Jessie, worked exceptionally well on the Reader program and Aayush achieved excellent results for his maths course. Natalie received a reward for hard work and dedication to improving her skills. The awards…
Monday, 30 May 2011 11:12

Beating procrastination

Procrastination. We all have to deal with it whether it is work or study. Here is an interesting article on procrastination and what you can do to beat it! If you want further tips on how to beat procrastination give the CAMI Tutor and Support Centre a call. Now now, don't procrastinate from calling. ;) 
Monday, 30 May 2011 10:44

Study well with less stress

Are you someone who tends to cram at the last minute? All too familiar with the 'all-nighter'? Perhaps you might want to check out this article that shows how to study more effectively with less stress!  If you want some more advice on organising a better study timetable for CAMI or your school work, give the CAMI Tutoring and Support Centre a call!
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 17:31

CAMI Star Student awards launched

Students who perform well on the CAMI program will now be eligible to receive a CAMI Star Student award in recognition of their efforts.The awards will be given to selected students on a monthly basis for a range of achievements. They will cover simple accomplishments such as following instructions through to an outstanding achievement in a particular exercise.Steve Blick, General Manager, CAMI Tutoring and Support Centre said, “Recognition of an achievement is very important for the learning process. We want…
Tuesday, 12 April 2011 11:39

CAMI connects with Facebook community

CAMI Worldwide is now on Facebook with a dedicated page to serve our families.There will be something for everyone with study hints and tips, news, school term events and student competitions.Jason Partington, General Manager for Operations, sees social media as a great opportunity for CAMI to help create a vibrant online community.“Facebook is a great way for us to connect with families and enhance their experience with the CAMI software. It will allow us to keep people well informed on…
Purchasing the CAMI program is the first step towards better results for your children. However, as Brett from Adelaide discusses, improving your children’s results is a collaborative effort between families and CAMI. So Brett, why did you choose CAMI?When we saw the immediate effect the software had in igniting our children’s interest we knew we had a winner on our hands. It’s fantastic how it adapts to the needs of our kids.Looking back to when you first partnered with CAMI,…
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"Thanks very much for the update on the kids' work. Anneliese is loving it. She asks to work on CAMI all the time. My niece has moved in recently. She is in Year 7 and is enjoying CAMI as well…" ~ Jodie


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