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Staying Positive

Staying Positive

The ability to use tactics and strategies to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
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Step 10

Learner Descriptor

Learners look for opportunities in difficult situations, and create new plans to use these opportunities

Teacher Explanation

Learners look for opportunities in difficult situations, and create new plans to use these opportunities

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 1 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive 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 10
    In this video, learners choose the best way to move forward instead of giving up in difficult situations by exploring the scenario of an unsuccessful job application.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 10
    In this video, learners choose the best way to move forward instead of giving up in difficult situations by imagining planning a party for a friend but there are some disagreements.
  • 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 Staying Positive steps 6-11, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.