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Gather your evidence

In order to prove your level of problem solving, you’ll need to source appropriate evidence. In this video, Deakin problem-solving credential-holders tell their stories and share some tips. The process …

Capability frameworks

It’s one thing to have problem-solving skills, but how do you know what level you’re operating at? In this step, we look at international qualifications frameworks and how these relate …

What’s on for next week?

When it comes to employability, it’s not enough to simply ‘be’ a good problem solver; you also need to be able to demonstrate and evidence your capability. In this video, …

Framing problems

Before you can come up with an effective solution to a problem, you first need to understand what the problem really is. In this video, Nick Patterson introduces a scenario …

Welcome back

In a report commissioned by Deakin, Deloitte Access Economics forecasts that soft-skill-intensive occupations will account for two-thirds of all jobs by 2030, compared to half of all jobs in 2000. …

Employer perspectives

There are many reasons why organisations seek good problem solvers. In this video, senior workplace leaders share their perspectives about what good problem solving looks like, why it matters and …

Learning online with Deakin

Deakin’s online courses are based on a few, but important, learning principles. To get the most out of this course, we encourage you to keep in mind the following. Our …

Let’s get started

Problem-solving skills – whether creative or complex – are in high demand across all industries and employment sectors. But what does good problem solving look like? What problem-solving skills do …

The role of transferable skills in employability

Transferable skills are becoming increasingly important for obtaining jobs, adapting to changing job roles and performing well in the workplace. In this article, Trina Jorre de St Jorre looks at …

Credentialling your expertise

Digital micro-credentials offer learners greater flexibility and choice over their educational pathway. In this article, Trina Jorre de St Jorre explains what credentials are and how they can be designed …

Identifying, selecting and implementing solutions

Deciding which solution best addresses your problem involves a number of steps. In this article Nick Patterson describes the process of identifying, selecting and implementing solutions to problems. In the …

Analysing problems

Once a problem has been identified, the next step is to analyse the information at hand. In this article, Colin Higgins outlines the role of research and analysis in the …

Problem solving and employability

Did you know the demand for employees with problem-solving skills is growing? In this article, Trina Jorre de St Jorre discusses problem solving in the workplace. While problems may vary, …