A School Competition will mark a fitting end to a wider school project in which young people use a group activity to solve a real-life business challenge.
We will connect you with local business people to judge the efforts of young people and provide feedback.
What is the impact of a School Competition?
School Competitions are a helpful way of structuring a cross-curricular, or single subject, project as they provide a clear target for young people giving tangible purpose and direction.
An extra-curricular experience of deadlines and feedback also validates the methodology of the school setting whilst providing an insight to the world of work.
Curriculum Links: Curricular Mapping in relation to the 4 Capacities of A Curriculum for Excellence
A School Competition Event encourages young people to become successful learners by providing external validation of their success, thus motivating their efforts.
Though the exact structure of the challenge is a matter for practitioners the School Competition Event encourages a team challenge which gives ample opportunity for young people to contribute in a group setting.
Though the exact structure of the challenge is a matter for practitioners the School Competition Event encourages a team challenge, which requires particular roles and responsibilities, encouraging an attitude of good citizenship.
The nature of a School Competition Event is one that provides a forum for young people to show off their achievements and be rewarded for their successes, this is a structure which bolsters and encourages confidence.
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