Attitude- students are able to have a settled way of thinking or feeling about something.
Learners are able to communicate and get along well with others, in a variety of settings and for a range of purposes. One-on-one and in groups, they can speak and listen actively and appropriately. They are able to give presentations at work and write professional emails. They are able to cooperate and work effectively within a group. They are able to provide good customer service and handle difficult customers.
Learners will be familiar with sources of information about potential employment opportunities and know the appropriate ways to apply for jobs. They will know how to write effective CVs and application letters and will prepare a career portfolio. They know how to present themselves for a job interview and will be comfortable being interviewed. They will meet employers and conduct informational interviews. They demonstrate good time management and show up for work on time. They demonstrate behavior and attitudes that are appropriate for the workplace and understand that workplaces have policies and procedures that need to be followed. They take initiative and responsibility for their own work and know how to work under and respect supervision.
Learners are able to define and demonstrate the characteristics and behaviors of an effective leader. They recognize that there are different leadership styles and take this into account as they lead and assist others. Learners are able to motivate and organize others, and can guide sound problem solving and decision making processes. They are able to lead a team in accomplishing their goals.
Learners are familiar with standard health and safety practices and regulations in the workplace and can identify unsafe situations. They know how to respond to emergencies and accidents.
Learners are familiar with the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers and have explored ways to exercise rights in the workplace.
Learners understand principles and tools behind personal and family money-management. They are able to understand the importance of saving and reducing expenses. They are able to organize and manage personal and household finances. They can create a personal budget and think strategically about their finances. They can evaluate their options for earning money. They are aware of the risks and benefits associated with credit cards and loans.
Learners will be able to identify livelihood activities and businesses in their community. They will recognize the characteristics / traits of an entrepreneur and understand what they do. Learners will be able to link entrepreneurship to the key skills taught in the WRN! curriculum, including setting goals, planning, communication skills, decision making skills, problem solving, leadership, working in a team and customer service. They will be able to identify and analyze risk. They will be able to assess whether or not they are ready for entrepreneurship and identify what they can do to become more entrepreneurial.