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Teamwork

Teamwork

Working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
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Step 3

Learner Descriptor

Learners work well with others by taking responsibility for completing their tasks

Teacher Explanation

Learners work well with others by taking responsibility for completing their tasks

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 Teamwork steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 3
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 1-3 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 3
    In this video, learners help with different jobs in their team and take responsibility for finishing their job by working in threes to draw a house twice: first without speaking, then with specific jobs for the task.
  • 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 0 to Step 5
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Teamwork steps 0-5, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Short Activity (Presentation): Step 3
    In this activity, learners work in teams to discuss what jobs would need to be done in preparing and running a cake stand, before deciding who would take on those jobs.
  • Skill Assembly: Step 0 to Step 6
    This assembly supports learners to understand key concepts related to the early steps of Teamwork. It starts by defining the skill and considering key themes, before identifying the skill in action. The themes are explored through three simple exercises, followed by a chance to reflect on their own skills.