Personal Development Course

Option name: Personal Development Programme    

Qualification: ASDAN Bronze and Silver award

Lead teacher: Sarah Dufton

Course content / main areas of learning: This course offer imaginative ways of developing, recording and certificating a wide range of young people’s personal qualities, abilities and achievements, as well as introducing them to new activities and challenges. The Personal Development Programme features 12 modules. Each learner must work from their own student book and compile a portfolio of evidence to show what they have done.

Assessment details: This qualification is 100% coursework and is made up of the following units: Communication, community, sport and leisure, independent living, my environment, number handling, health and wellbeing, world of work, science and technology, the wider world, expressive arts and beliefs and values.

Key messages about the option.  Units could be done through project work which provide evidence for more than one module. The headings mean this course is an excellent way to build skills for life and next steps as well as against individual / personal targets.