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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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Step 11

Learner Descriptor

Learners create plans that include clear targets to make progress tangible

Teacher Explanation

Learners create plans that include clear targets to make progress tangible

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful Essential Skills icon posters.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills certificates.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Aiming High steps 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 10 to Step 12
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 10-12 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • 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.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by printing this colourful Essential Skills Mat.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 11
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Aiming High steps 6-11, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Display Material: Step 10 to Step 12
    Support educators and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps by displaying these Skill Builder Universal Framework posters for essential skills at Steps 10-12.