Advanced Study Skills Lecture

Learn how average students achieve 90+ ATAR results, and how you can use the same strategies to reach your full potential in Year 11 and/or Year 12.

A+ Notes

Comprehensive notes that detail the strategies addressed during the lecture are available for a small fee.

Experts in the Field

You will be taught by a leading authority on learning and effective study skills and who has over 25 years of teaching experience.

Maximise VCE Marks

Learn strategies that will help you minimise study time, improve concentration and maximise learning and VCE marks.

VCE Secrets

Learn how average and below average students secure enrolments in high-end degrees such as Medicine and Law.

Advanced Study Skills Lecture

Minimise Study Time, Maximise Scores

Date: Sunday 24 January 2021 (9am to 1pm)
Venue: Interactive, Live-Streamed Online Lecture

This unique lecture is designed to motivate, empower and organise students, and to ensure you have the skills and information required to maximise VCE marks.

Some of the topics that will be addressed during this lecture include:

  • The 7 secrets to VCE success.
  • Key strategies used by past students to excel in the VCE.
  • The most effective and time-saving learning techniques.
  • Keeping learned materials in memory for extended periods of time.
  • Managing stress.
  • Planning effective daily study timetables.
  • Improving concentration and maximising productivity.
  • Optimising cognitive function.
  • Preparing for SACs and exams.

Many of the skills and techniques that will be addressed have been proven to cut down on study time and markedly improve results but are not known (or practised) by the majority of students. Detailed notes will be provided to students on the day.

Valued at $150, this lecture is FREE for all students.


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Why Should I Attend?

Our ‘Advanced Study Skills Lecture’ is prepared and presented by a Year 12 Chemistry and Maths teacher, which means that the information and suggestions provided will be tailored to the requirements of a Year 12 student. The lecturer also has significant experience in cognitive science (the study of the brain and its processes), and is a leading study skills expert in Australia.

We’re familiar with the topics covered at other study skills programs, and can therefore confirm that the majority of what you’ll cover in our ‘Advanced Study Skills Lecture’ is quite different!

Learn powerful and effective time management strategies that are guaranteed to reduce stress levels and study loads. Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • How to prioritise tasks
  • Improving concentration and productivity
  • Time saving learning and revision techniques
  • Managing procrastination

During our ‘Advanced Study Skills Lecture’ you will:

  • Discover the biggest mistakes made by past VCE students and how to avoid these.
  • Develop key skills that are required to out-perform your VCE peers.
  • Find out how to save huge amounts of time
  • Learn the most effective (and time-saving) learning and revision techniques.

You will develop a significant advantage over your state-wide peers.

You will dramatically reduce stress levels during the semester, and find more time for leisure activities.

You will greatly improve your confidence levels and maximise Year 11 and 12 marks!

A+ Notes

TSFX is highly regarded for the quality of our program materials – our students receive the most comprehensive and detailed notes available in the state. As an example, students who attended our recent study skills program received a 53 page booklet full of valuable advice and strategies to improve VCE marks. Students who attended our recent ‘Unit 3 Exam Revision Lectures’ received the following materials, saving them countless hours in exam preparation time:

Chemistry: Over 400 pages of notes and 320 exam-style questions.
Maths Methods: Over 400 pages of notes and 300 exam-style questions.

We constantly invest in our courses and materials to ensure our students receive every possible advantage in their VCE.


No other program provider has been able to match the quality and depth of materials that are issued to students who attend TSFX programs.

Experts in the Field

Our study skills programs are prepared and delivered by one of the country’s leading study skills experts, Irena Jaskula.

As a leading authority on learning and effective study skills, Irena delights audiences across the country with an approach that never fails to captivate, motivate, entertain and inspire.

Having worked with Year 12 students for over 25 years, Irena certainly knows what is required for students to succeed in their final years at school! She has dissected the study habits of thousands of students to identify the key strategies being used by high achievers to produce an easy to follow blueprint to VCE success.

Irena’s presentations offer practical and insightful strategies that are backed by sound pedagogy and evidence-based research, enabling all students to unlock their full academic potential.

As well as speaking around Australia, Irena has published numerous articles, text books and educational resources for Year 11 and 12 students.

Irena’s Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Biochemistry
  • Honours Degree in Biochemistry & Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Medical Science
  • Diploma in Education

Maximise VCE Marks

At TSFX, we believe that, given the right opportunities, guidance and support, EVERY student has the potential to excel in their studies. We’ve spent over 25 years analysing student concerns and the effects of study habits on academic performance, to create a powerful program that enables every student to reach their full academic potential.

Secrets to VCE Success

Each year, countless “average” and “below average” students receive higher ATARs than their more academically gifted peers. Analysis of these students’ study habits has revealed that they are applying 7 key systems and strategies that are not known or not being used by other VCE students.

During our ‘Advanced Study Skills Program’ we will investigate the ‘7 secrets to VCE success’ and show you how you can use the same systems and strategies to get the higher ATAR results.