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.


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.