Skills Framework

The Skills Framework has been developed to meet the needs and demands of the world of work, as expressed by employers. All Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors use the Skills Framework to collect examples and evidence of the skills that employers say they value, and that will help young people succeed at school, in work and later in life.

There are 15 skills in the framework broken down into three categories:

5 Character Skills

  • Responsibility
  • Confidence
  • Adaptability
  • Persistence/determination
  • Resilience

5 Core Skills

  • Communication
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Digital skills
  • Creativity

5 Workplace Skills

  • Planning/organising
  • Critical thinking/evaluating
  • Problem solving/decision making
  • Co-ordination/teamwork
  • Reviewing/learning

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