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




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

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)**
 Self-confidence  When delivering lessons during

placements. In group
 Organise and plan  When planning lessons during placement. Making study plans.
 Act as a leader  Delivering lessons. During

group tasks when I feel my
strengths can be utilised.
 Listen to other  During working together

module. When getting feedback
from markers, lecturers and
teachers on placement.

** 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)**
 Take risks
 Manage Time  Becoming more disciplined when studying. sticking to study plans.
 Make Presentations
 Debate formally and informally  Become more actively involved in class discussions and debates.
 Take Notes