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The benefits of the framework

Watch Jonah explaining some of the benefits of the Skills Builder framework.

How could this framework be useful to you? For example, one benefit is that it turns the skills into really tangible outcomes, which makes it easier to teach them.

Can you think of a few more?

Now watch this video and compare your ideas with Jonah’s.

Did you think of any of the following?

  • The steps can be used as learning objectives for core skills.
  • It shows what students need to do next to continue improving by showing them a small part of the Skills Builder framework.
  • It makes it possible to see progress, depending on the outcomes students achieve and what they are able to do over time.
  • It helps join up opportunities to build skills beyond school.
  • It enables students to understand and communicate their skills, and provides a common way of sharing these skills between teachers, parents and other organisations.
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