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4 Final reflection – the cycle of learning

Looking at the diagram below, do you recognise that this process has taken place while you have been studying Succeed with learning? You have taken stock of your qualities, skills and knowledge; that is, what you had already learned before starting this course. You have considered a range of other viewpoints from people you know and people who have written about learning, and you have thought about their relevance to your life and plans. Then you drew up an action plan to use this learning to help you start a new cycle of learning.

A simple drawing of the cycle of learning process.
Figure 6 Cycle of learning

Regularly taking stock of what we have learned – about ourselves as well as any topic we choose – and considering a range of other views enables us to keep building on the past and moving forward.