How to help students identify their skills

12 May 2021

In my experience, asking a British teenager aged 13-16 what they™re good at will get you an answer anywhere between an exaggerated shrug, an œI dunno, football? and an "absolutely nothing accompanied by a cheeky yet embarrassed grin. After years of being told to be quiet or to stop showing off, we generally don™t know how to express pride in our skills or characteristics in the UK. And this is a problem.

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