TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

Cognitive skills

● Non-routine problem solving – expert thinking, metacognition, creativity.

● Systems thinking – decision making and reasoning.

● Critical thinking – definitions of critical thinking are broad and usually involve general cognitive skills such as analysing, synthesising and reasoning skills.

● ICT literacy - access, manage, integrate, evaluate, construct and communicate.

Interpersonal skills

● Communication – active listening, oral communication, written communication, assertive communication and non-verbal communication.

● Relationship-building skills – teamwork, trust, intercultural sensitivity, service orientation, self-presentation, social influence, conflict resolution and negotiation.

● Collaborative problem solving – establishing and maintaining shared understanding, taking appropriate action, establishing and maintaining team organisation.

Intrapersonal skills

● Adaptability – ability and willingness to cope with the uncertain, handling work stress, adapting to different personalities, communication styles and cultures, and physical adaptability to various indoor and outdoor work environments.

● Self-management and self-development – ability to work remotely in virtual teams, work autonomously, be self-motivating and self-monitoring, willing and able to acquire new information and skills related to work.

Transferable skills enable young people to face the demands of further and higher education, as well as the demands of the workplace, and are important in the teaching and learning of this qualification. We will provide teaching and learning materials, developed with stakeholders, to support our qualifications.

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Rushden Academy

Rushden Academy

01933 350391

info@rushden-academy.net

KS3 Head of Years

Head of year 7 - Mrs J Tudor

Head of year 8 (KS3 Lead)  -Miss A Gurnham

Head of year 9 - Miss R Burrows

KS4 Head of Years

Head of year 10 - Miss J Neville

Head of year 11 (KS4 Lead) - Miss S Carroll

KS5 Head of Year

Head of year 12 & 13 - Mr P Chapman

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