Lesson
breakdown

 10 min
Review and Reinforcement
 
A review of prior week to reinforce learning and retention.and a quiz to assess their understanding of the previous week’s lesson.

 50 min
Explain and Explore
 
Students are guided through detailed analysis of the subject material by the tutor. The aim is to break up material so that it can be manageably understood and retained by students.

  10 min
BREAK
 
BREAK.

 40 min
Practice and Performance
A practical session where students are guided on how to answer math questions
and offered feedback on their answers and working out.

 10min
Sythesise
 
Students test their mastery of the concepts presented through a short quiz. Real
time feedback is given to identify areas for further practice.

Term course
program

Potentia term 1 Oct - Dec

Potentia Term 1

Week 1- Topic 1 
The Global Economy – International economic integration 1
Week 2
International economic integration 2
Trade, financial flows and foreign investment 1
Week 3
Trade, financial flows and foreign investment 2
Week 4
Protection
Week 5
Globalisation and economic development
Week 6
Case study of the influence of globalisation on an economy other than Australia 
Week 7
Economic Issues related to the global economy
Week 8
Topic summary and review
Week 9
Extended writing in HSC Economics – structures and content planning
Week 10
Review Test Topic 1: The Global Economy

Potentia term 2 Jan - April

Potentia Term 2

Week 1- Topic 2
Australia’s Place in the Global Economy
Week 2
Australia’s trade and financial flows – value, composition and direction of Australia’s trade and financial flows
Week 3
Australia’s trade and financial flows – Australia’s Balance of Payments (BoP) – Part 1
Week 4
Australia’s trade and financial flows – Australia’s Balance of Payments (BoP) – Part 2
Week 5
Exchange rates
Week 6
Free trade and protection
Week 7
Economic issues related to Australia’s place in the global economy
Week 8
Summary and review
Week 9
Extended writing in HSC Economics – use of authority
Week 10
Review Test – Topic 2: Australia’s place in the Global Economy

Potentia term 3 April - July

Potentia Term 3

Week 1- Topic 3
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy – Economic growth 1
Week 2
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy - Economic growth 2
Week 3
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy - Unemployment Part 1
Week 4
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy - Unemployment Part 2
Week 5
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy - Inflation
Week 6
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy – External stability
Week 7
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy – Distribution of income and wealth
Week 8
Economic Issues in the Australian Economy – Environmental sustainability
Week 9
Economic issues affecting contemporary economies
Week 10
Review Test – Topic 3: Economic Issues

Potentia term 4 July - Sept

Potentia Term 4

Week 1 - Topic 4
Economic Policies and Management – Economic objectives and potential conflicts between objectives
Week 2
Macroeconomic policies – Fiscal policy
Week 3
Macroeconomic policies – Monetary policy
Week 4
Microeconomic policies
Week 5
Labour market policies
Week 6
National and global context for environmental management
Week 7
Limitations of economic policies, policy responses and their effects in dealing with economic objectives
Week 8
Economic issues arising from the implementation of policies and economic management
Course summary and review
Week 9
Final exam and HSC prep
Week 10
HSC tips n tricks

Results

Improve your mark and rank at school by getting a head start on your subject. Potentia courses are three months (one term) in advance of the school year. Vertical streaming ensures that all students can be extended to their level of ability.

Confidence

As you achieve success build confidence in your ability. This will help you not just at high school but in your journey of lifelong learning.

Foundation

Continue to build a solid foundation for your future success both at school and in life. Learning at Potentia helps you to be expert inr your subject which prepares you for post-school learning.

Learning philosophy

Learning materials


Constantly updated to reflect curriculum changes as well as best practice in learning, our materials are uniquely developed by highly trained teachers with many years’ experience.

Expert tutors

From recent HSC high achiever mentors to qualified professional teachers with subject expertise, all our tutors are trained in our unique system.

Continuous tutor training

We’re at the forefront of teaching and learning leadership, continually adapting our programs and approach to ensure the very best educational experience for your child.

Learning software

Enhancing our face-to-face teaching, our leading platform provides additional material to aid learning, as well as online assessment and reporting so we can monitor your child’s progress.

Power sessions

Power Sessions reinforce the concepts explored in our Excel class groups, pairing your child with other high-performers in a small work group to review materials and practice study skills.

Wellbeing

We look after the whole child, not just their results. As the only tutoring college working with psychologists, we provide opportunities to learn additional life skills to foster both learning and wellbeing.

Learning Hubs

Designed to optimise your child’s learning experience and provide a safe, welcoming space, our tech-enabled classrooms provide digital screens and interactive digital whiteboards. We also offer quiet study areas, kitchen facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Feedback Loop

Potentia’s proven process of continual improvement draws on current best practice in achieving great performance – proactively supporting your child to unlock their potential.