Initially, it is about the students being able to work with others in a constructive manner. As they progress, the focus is increasingly on not just making their own contribution but encouraging and supporting others to make their fullest contribution too.
The highest performing team members will understand their colleagues’ strengths and weaknesses and support the team to divide roles accordingly.
Ultimately, by the time they leave school students should be able to work effectively in a team and evaluate the team’s performance to drive future improvements.
Resources for children (3-11)
Teach Enterprise has punchy ten minute videos to help build the essential skills with your young people. They work through a complete journey to achieve real mastery of the skills – and are completely free.
Resources for young people (11-18)