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Aiming High

Aiming High

The ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
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Resources

  • Skill Story: Step 0 to Step 1
    Support learners to understand the concepts that underpin Aiming High steps 0 and 1, by reading this short and engaging Skill Story.
  • Teacher Guide
    A comprehensive guide to building essential skills for Teachers and Facilitators including the Framework, which breaks down each skill into teachable nuggets, and six Principles for robustly building skills.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 10
    In this video, learners reflect on their skill set with accuracy and identify opportunities to improve further by discussing their own strengths.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 10
    In this video, learners reflect on their skill set with accuracy and identify opportunities to improve further by looking at two candidates' strengths for a job application.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 11
    In this video, learners motivate themselves to work autonomously to fulfil their plans and to achieve SMART targets to reach their goal by working together on 3 simple goals and setting targets that are specific, measurable, achievable relevant and time-limited.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 11
    In this video, learners motivate themselves to work autonomously to fulfil their plans and to achieve SMART targets to reach their goal by working together on a bad SMART target to make it an effective target.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 12
    In this video, learners seek out feedback, including constructive criticism, to support them in achieving their goals by looking at different ways they can act on feedback whilst exploring the hypothetical goal 'I want to be more organised'.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 12
    In this video, learners seek out feedback, including constructive criticism, to support them in achieving their goals by analysing some feedback to a test result and by reflecting on the how the feedback could be received and how best to act to on it.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners create long-term goals, taking into account their own strengths and weaknesses by setting appropriate long-term goals based on people's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners create long term goals, taking into account their own strengths and weaknesses by using two sets of flash cards to match appropriate career goals to a range of fictional people's strengths.