From the Author’s experiences gained, over the years, in dealing with teenagers, their education and supervision as well as keeping in touch with their families, he has drawn together a number of topics that are known to have been of great help, in the past, to parents in their dealings with the education and guidance of their teenage son or daughter. Such topics as using lesson time effectively, time management, how to ‘best study’ different subjects, assignment writing, memory tricks, hurdles that teenagers need to address and/or overcome, useful websites and much more.
About the author
Geoff Dieckmann has been teaching for over 40 years in both co-educational and single sex (male) secondary schools within Queensland, Australia. He also enjoyed a year’s lecturing at The Ealing College of Higher Education which is attached to the University of West London. While his main teaching areas have been Accounting, Business Studies and Economics, he has also taught English, Geography and Mathematics at secondary level. He also makes use of his Accountancy Degree to work, part time, during the tax season in the preparation of individual Tax Returns. He has always maintained an intense interest in study skills, exam skills, life skills etc. in an attempt to put ‘older heads’ on younger shoulders.
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