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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 13

Learner Descriptor

Learners develop long-term strategies taking into account strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

Teacher Explanation

Learners develop long-term strategies taking into account strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

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 use consistent language and recognise when they are applying essential skills successfully by using this Essential Skills mat and rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 5 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Aiming High steps 5-15, 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 Aiming High by displaying these posters of the Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework.
  • Short Lesson: Step 13
    In this short lesson, learners mind-map a couple of broad ideas for an organisation's mission of their choice.
  • Short Lesson: Step 13
    In this short lesson, learners consider personal and organisational strengths and weaknesses whilst developing a plan.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 10 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Aiming High steps 10-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport. This resource is now a downloadable interactive PDF and can be used either in print or digitally.
  • Short Lesson: Step 13
    In this short lesson, learners consider personal and organisational opportunities and threats whilst developing a plan.
  • Video: Step 0 to Step 15
    This video explores the key themes of Aiming High - a great way to introduce the skill to your learners.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying Aiming High successfully by rewarding them with this colourful certificate. This resource can either be printed out or edited digitally.