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SUPPORTING CAREER RELATED LEARNING TO ALL PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN WEST CUMBRIA

SkillsBlox Impact Report (2022 to 2023 Pilot)

The SkillsBlox programme is a bespoke toolkit consisting of age-appropriate workshops to
help primary pupils across Cumbria to identify and build the skills that will enable our
young people to flourish in the future, whichever pathways they choose. The toolkit has
been built around Tony Wagner’s 7 Skills for the Future, which were outlined in his
book ‘The Global Achievement Gap’. The seven skills are outlined below with their
equivalent descriptions for a primary audience in italics:

  1. Curiosity and Imagination – being curious and imaginative
  2. Accessing and Analysing Information – being good at using information
  3. Agility and Adaptability – being adaptable to change
  4. Creativity and Entrepreneurship – having great and exciting ideas
  5. Collaboration and Leading by Influence – good leader orteam player
  6. Good Oral and Written Communication – being a great communicator
  7. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – being a problem solver

View the 2022 to 2023 Pilot Impact Report