Free workshop to ease HSC pressure
Cessnock City Library is offering local students a free workshop aimed at developing strategies to cope with the pressure of the HSC from 4.30 to 6.30pm on Thursday 26 July.
For those students who find exams challenging or stressful, this free workshop will help to develop the skills needed to take charge and perform more confidently under pressure.
The workshop will cover what works and what doesn’t, planning writing schedules for each exam, time management, using key words, and practical ways to write under pressure.
The facilitator is writing expert, Keith Whelan who has been a writer for the past 20 years. Starting life as a Journalist, he progressed to becoming an Author, Lecturer, Publicist, Copywriter, Researcher and Editor.
Keith holds a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies (major in Creative Writing) from Griffith College, Dublin, a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Limerick and a Masters Degree in Social Change & Development from the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Library Services Co-ordinator, Rose-marie Walters is encouraging HSC students to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to learn how to hone their writing skills and ace their exams.
“Cessnock City Library wants to support our local students to achieve the best possible outcome with their examination results. The workshop will include discussion about writing related questions and issues in a friendly, supportive atmosphere,” said Rose-marie.
Students can book by calling the team at Cessnock Library on 4993 4399.