The learners acquired new vocabulary, and became more comfortable and self-confident in their ability to communicate in group discussions, work in teams, and practice active listening skills.
Voices from the Field are case studies that illustrate how practitioners are using Personal & Workplace Success Skills Library resources in adult education, workforce development, and higher education programs.
Students in a corrections education program develop inter- and intrapersonal skills adapted from Teaching Skills That Matter, while meeting academic standards.
For optimal flexibility, this program used Teaching Skills that Matter, Skills To Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success and eLearning Soft Skills program to build an online self-paced course.
The Career Exploration course combines activities that promote self-discovery, including the Indigo Pathway assessment, with lessons on career exploration through Rumie-Bytes.
The Workplace Culture and Environment class used Learn to Earn and GCFLearnFree to make skill attainment visible and measurable for students and teachers alike.
Students use the New World of Work’s 21st Century Employability Skills badges and their Pairin Survey results to develop an “elevator pitch,” which has already earned one student a job offer!
Identifying transferable skills to prepare English Language Learners for next steps, using MyMnCareers and Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) Learn Free
Employees in the Harvard Bridge Program developed personal accountability skills through lessons that incorporated the Employability Skills Framework, alongside some activities from Skillbase, Linkedin and Rumi.
Boston’s Asian American Civic Association (AACA) used the Teaching the Skills That Matter (TSTM) Health Literacy Toolkit to create an integrated health literacy awareness curriculum for its Next Steps ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes.
Polytech Adult Education used the Transition Integration Framework (TIF) in an ESOL and Pre-GED class, integrating the leveled skills into their existing curriculum in combination with Northstar Digital Literacy, Skills to Pay the Bills, and My MN Careers.