Developing Life-Skills

Some of the most important skills we can learn, we can learn at home, with friends or from experiences outside of school. These skills include things like confidence, communication and self-awareness. The links below will take you to some websites with activities designed to help you develop these, and other life-skills.

Yes Futures specialises in extra-curricular personal development programmes, improving young people’s confidence and resilience. They are currently offering free resources including some to develop understanding around wellbeing, goal setting, empowerment and self-awareness.

icould uses personal stories to inform and inspire young people’s career choices. Their Buzz Quiz helps to develop self-awareness.

Barclays Life Skills website has a variety of different activities designed to build skills and support thinking about the future.

The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, known as iDEA is an international programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free. Complete online challenges to gain industry-recognised awards. Badges include exploring staying safe online, improving digital literacy and teamwork

The Oak National Academy have a number of lessons around Independent Living. Below you can find links to ‘Job Skills’ and ‘What Jobs do I like’. Go to their website to find more.

Oak National Academy - Preparing for Adulthood 'Job Skills'

Oak National Academy - Preparing for Adulthood 'What Jobs Do I Like?'