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||
|Organise and plan||3|
|Act as a leader||3|
|Listen to others||3|
|Debate formally and informally||1|
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.
Complete the audit below, using the information from the table above.
|Skills already developed||How will I use these||How do I know (evidence)**|
|Act as a leader||In groups I make sure everyone has an equal amount of work.|
|Organise and plan||For creating lesson plans.|
|Manage Time||To not be late and therefore not miss out on learning and getting information.|
|Listen to others||To learn from others and hear everyone’s opinion.|
** This section should be completed as you identify when/where/how you have used/developed these skills.
Part B – Activity 1
|Skills not yet developed||How will I develop these||How do I know (evidence)**|
|Self-confidence||Research what I am going to speak about so that I am sure of myself.|
|Take risks||By forcing myself out of my comfort zone.|
|Make Presentations||By organising and doing research to make an informative presentation.|
|Debate formally and informally||Understand the terminology for different environments.|
|Take notes||Listen to key information to take notes.|