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
 Share Opinions Confidently  X
 Writing for Academic Purposes  X
 Computing Skills  X
 Creativity  X
Problem Solving  X
 Generate new ideas  X
 Set personal goals  X
 Manage time  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)**
 Writing for Academic Purposes  – In writing essays which convey an appropriate level of understanding of the course.
 Creativity  – In class room environments, use creative methods of stimulating interest in children.
 Problem Solving  – Looking at situations as they arise in the classroom and finding appropriate solutions.
 Generate New Ideas – Continue to look for new ways to deliver curriculum to benefit current pupils.



Recognition Reflection Action
Skills to be developed How I will develop these How do I know (evidence) **
 Self Confidence  – Pushing myself from my comfort zone in group discussion and suggesting ideas.
 Computing Skills – Continuing to use technology such as Eportfolio & blackboard to get to grips with computing side of course.
 Share Opinions Confidently  – Know that my opinions are strong (backed up by adequate reading) and delivering my ideas in group environments.
 Set Personal Goals – I do often set myself goals but I need to look at how to make these goals reality.
 Manage Time  – My time management is poor at present. I need to work on prioritising tasks and using my diary.

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

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

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