Category Archives: Career skills

Why do smart teens make bad decisions? And how can we help?

Why do smart teens make bad decisions? And how can we help?

In this third article in our Career Skills series, teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author Rachael Roberts explains the science behind teenagers’ poor decision-making. She also outlines how teachers can present strategies to help them make the right choices under pressure.  You may also like to read the following articles by Rachael:  Let’s face it: […]

Feeling overwhelmed? How to reduce anxiety using to-do lists

Reduce Anxiety

In this second article in our Career Skills series, teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author Rachael Roberts outlines how you can reduce anxiety with well-managed to-do lists.  Rachael also goes into the psychology behind to-do lists and shows exactly how you can make the most of your own lists to get back on top of […]

4 poor communication skills (and what to do about them)

Communication skills Pearson English

Rachael Roberts is a teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author. She is also a qualified life coach with a mission to help teachers, educational managers and freelancers make lasting changes in their lives and work.  In the first article of our Career Skills series, Rachael explains some common communication problems that language learners have – […]