photo of bisp student and parent talking to an admissions officer at phuket university fairWhat can you do to help keep your child passionate about learning and increase the likelihood of school success followed by university success? The following are some everyday suggestions for home and school.

Give your child regular work respon­sibilities. Preschoolers can pick up toys and put dirty clothes in the hamper; primary age youngsters can set the table and empty the garbage; and teen­agers can wash the dishes and start the laundry. What the chore is really doesn’t matter. Regular household re­sponsibilities lead to a work ethic that is compatible with study habits and school routine.

Read more of this article by BISP’s University Counsellor Mr. Dale Ford.