Aspire Generation - Work Studies Assessment

Aspire Generation - Work Studies Assessment

Lesson 12 of 12 in this unit

  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • Work Studies
  • Economic
  • Enterprise Learning
  • Job Ready
  • ...

Lesson summary

Students will reflect on the skills and knowledge developed throughout the Aspire Generation – Work Studies unit. They will create a personal Careers Portfolio that showcases their learning and the positive contributions they have made to the community. This assessment would be most effective if it is ongoing throughout the unit.

Essential questions: 

  • What skills do I have?
  • Why would someone employ me?
  • How can I showcase my skills and qualities to an employer or another interested party?

Lesson guides and printables

Lesson Plan
Student Worksheet
Teacher Content Info

Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

Australian Curriculum content descriptions:

Year 9 Work Studies:

  • Recognise the importance of self-awareness in career and life design (ACWSCL013

Year 10 Work Studies:

  • Apply knowledge of self to career decision-making processes (ACWSCL032)
  • Use a range of tools, methods and skills for accessing work relevant to 21st century recruitment and selection processes (ACWSCL037

General capabilities: LiteracyCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and Social Capability

Relevant parts of Year 9 achievement standards: Students understand the importance and components of self-directed and lifelong learning. 

Relevant parts of Year 10 achievement standards: They evaluate work-related communication tools and analyse the skills and capacities needed for 21st century work including appropriate communication skills. Students explain the importance of developing a distinct profile to access and manage 21st century work opportunities and challenges.

Unit of work: Aspire Generation – Work Studies

Time required: 60+ mins.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – facilitate class discussion.

Resources required

  • Student Worksheets – one copy per student OR computers/tablets to access the online worksheet
  • Career Portfolio instructions (print one per student – OR view on the Student Worksheet)


This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:

  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Social skills
  • Initiative
  • Digital literacy

Additional info

This lesson supports La Trobe University’s Aspire Generation initiative, which empowers students to drive change through community engagement, volunteerism and leadership opportunities.

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