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Key skills: making a difference
Key skills: making a difference

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3.8.2 Assess the effectiveness of your strategy

If you were asked to assess how effective your planning, researching, monitoring and evaluating have been in improving your learning and performance, what would be your assessment? You may comment on factors that impacted on your learning, for example the feedback you received from your tutor or manager, a workshop you attended, or discussions with other students or colleagues. Other factors might be your improved awareness of what you are trying to achieve or having a structured approach to learning that the key skills provide. Think carefully about the effect these factors have had on your progress overall as you completed your work on the key skill of ‘Improving own learning and performance’.

Time out

Make a list of the factors which you think have had an impact on your learning and try to describe this impact.