Skills reflection

Students reflect on the skills they already have, which they will use in the future.

Year Level




5 minutes


  • In class activity

SEL Competencies

  • Self-awareness
  • Responsible decision-making

Learning Intention

Students assess the skills they already possess for the future of work.

Key Outcomes

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify practical strategies for developing their skills.
activity 01

Instructions 5 min

Students reflect on the skills they have for the future of work.

  • Students rank the following five skills from 1 (their strongest skill) to 5 (their weakest skill):
    • Complex problem solving
    • Critical thinking
    • Creativity
    • Coordinating with others
    • Emotional intelligence.
  • Students access the article 'Skills for the future of work'. Reflecting on their ranking, they list five ways they can continue to develop their skills. Encourage students to take a strength-based approach and to consider the things they feel they are good at.