Personal audit & transferable skills

Activity 1

1. Below are a list of skills and abilities. Complete an audit of where you are now. Record this in your learning journal/portfolio.

Rate yourself (1=Not very well developed; 3=very well developed)

Skills and Abilities




 Self-confidence  X
 Take risks  X
 Organise and plan  X
Manage Time  X
 Make presentations  X
 Act as a leader  X
 Listen to others  X
 Debate formally and informally  X
 Take notes  X

Although it is important to identify where we are now, it is not enough to stop there. We need to reflect upon how we can develop the skills where we are less confident and how we can transfer the skills in which we are confident and competent.

Activity 2

Complete the audit below, using the information from the table above.

Recognition Reflection Action
Skills already developed How will I use these How do I know (evidence)**
 Organise and Plan  Will use these to create lesson plans and activities  in advance of my practice
 Listen to others  Will use this skill to gain knowledge from both my peers and teachers which will aid my personal development
 Take notes  Will use this skill to record all the important information that is needed for my learning

** This section should be completed as you identify when/where/how you have used/developed these skills.

Part B – Activity 1

Recognition Reflection Action
Skills not yet developed How will I develop these How do I know (evidence)**
 Self-confidence  do background readings so that I am confident in my knowledge
  Manage Time  by setting timers and set timeframes for tasks
 Take Risks  By planning lessons and participating in activities in which are out of my comfort zone more regularly
 Making Presentations  By taking more time and research more to create more detailed presentations
 Act as a leader  during group tasks I will take on a more vocal role and ensure everyone has a job to do
 Debate formally and informally  I will participate in more class discussions and make sure my view point is clear


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