Endowment: High School and Skill Area Score Essay

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Skill area
Score
1= no or little experience in this area 7= significant experience
Evidence
How have you developed this skill? In what context and to what extent?
Team working – working with others to achieve a common goal.

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We had a few group projects in High School.
At my workplace I was working under a lot of pressure amongst very competent and ambitious people, which has given me a hands-on experience of team work.

Cultural Awareness- understanding the different aspects of cultures and backgrounds that can impact on people’s perceptions
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I have been travelling a lot in my gap year and met different kinds of people as well as studied religious studies in High School.

Communication – dealing with people in person, by telephone or in writing to reach an understanding.
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I have developed communication skills through examinations, presentations, job interviews (by phone as well as in person) and written several e-mails to companies etc, in which it was necessary to communicate respectfully and clearly.

Numeracy – handling cash transactions, working out budgets, e.g. treasurer of a club, managing own finances.
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I have done maths in High School.

Problem Solving – defining and analysing a problem and suggesting an appropriate solution. 1
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I have analysed texts in order to complete coursework and assignments throughout high school.

Presentation Skills – written or oral e.g. producing an information leaflet or presenting your ideas orally.
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We have had a few presentations throughout High School. At meetings at the job I was relied upon to bring my ideas of improvements forward.

Networking –developing contacts, identifying people who you know may be able to help further your life or career goals.
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I have done some networking with people I met when I was travelling, however not baring in mind that this would help me further my life or career goals.

Organisation – prioritising work and managing time effectively e.g. allowing time to study effectively and develop skills through extra-curricular activities, meet deadlines at work.

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There were a few larger assignments and examinations in High School where time was an issue, but in the everyday life I had a lot of spare time. I did my homework thoroughly, but was never in a position where I really had to organize my day.

IT Skills – being able to use a variety of software e.g. Word, Access, Excel etc. and be confident in using the Internet for your research.

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I am comfortable with Word and research on the Internet, however I have never used Excel or Access.

Customer orientation – delivering a quality service and building a good relationship with customers/clients e.g. working in a bar, restaurant or shop during your vacation.

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I have never worked with customers, but I believe that I…