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  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 5 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 5-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport. This resource is now a downloadable interactive PDF and can be used either in print or digitally.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support learners with additional needs to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Staying Positive by displaying these posters of the Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework.
  • Short Lesson: Step 8
    In this short lesson, learners create a storyboard based on a scenario where they help someone find the silver lining in a difficult situation.
  • Skill Workshop: Step 0 to Step 10
    This workshop will cover Steps 0-10 of the Skills Builder Universal Framework for Staying Positive. The steps are grouped in three stages: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.
  • Short Lesson: Step 8
    In this short lesson, learners write a script for a conversation they would have, supporting a friend to draw up the positives in a given scenario.
  • Skill Workbook: Step 0 to Step 10
    This interactive workbook allows learners to gather a bank of evidence for building their own Staying Positive skills at Steps 0-10 of the Skills Builder Universal Framework for essential skills.
  • Video: Step 0 to Step 15
    This video explores the key themes of Staying Positive - a great way to introduce the skill to your learners.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying Staying Positive skills successfully by rewarding them with this colourful certificate. This resource can either be printed out or edited digitally.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support educators and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Staying Positive by displaying these themed posters, including reflection questions at all steps. The posters reflect the four stages of progression in this skill. This resource can be used either in print or in its interactive version with built-in hyperlinks to the Universal Framework for essential skills.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful political party? Learners dive head first into the world of politics, learning about democracy and digital campaigning before setting up their own political party, debating policy points and holding an exciting election.