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

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9.7.2 Assess the effectiveness of your strategy

When you come to make a final assessment of the effectiveness of your strategy, you need to consider aspects such as how progress was made, the quality of the work, the working relationships of the group members, and how difficulties and problems were addressed. If you have been able to maintain good records from meetings, progress reports, and your own reflective comments, you should be able to look back and be objective about the work and strategy that the group developed. Use the goals you established and the criteria provided by the key skill itself to help.

Time out

Part of your overall assessment involves recognising factors which had an impact on the effectiveness of collaborative working, such as motivation, the quality of communication, levels of confidence, commitment, and behaviour. What would you do differently if you worked on a group project again?