Learning outcomes

After working through this session you will have:

  • an understanding of the various skills that could be developed within a caring role, and how some of these are transferable to other contexts

  • an appreciation of personal qualities developed through a caring role

  • an idea of the directions carers might like to go in

  • an idea of what it is possible for carers to achieve in their immediate future

  • an understanding of the learning options open to carers

  • an idea, or ideas, about possible learning paths

  • as a learner, how to go about finding out what you need to know

  • the ability to use information technology (IT) to carry out reflective activities in writing and communicating

  • the ability to use the internet to find information useful to you

  • the ability to explore and use new ways of expressing ideas.

Stepping stones and my action plan