Critical Skills 101 is a six week open online course, aimed at GCSE, Sixth Form and FE students.
Introduce and develop a set of interdisciplinary skills that are beneficial to current and future learning
Promote and develop in(ter)dependent learning
“To what extent can virtual courses support the development of independent learning beyond ‘real time’ curriculum delivery?”
“openness ~ social media ~ student voice/choice”
"...from a consumer of learning into a researcher, a co-producer, an explorer and that's a much more exciting, exhilarating role"
"Do the badges offer us anything at all? When we go to University, do these badges mean anything?"
"...they are not really an incentive to me as I am not sure if I would actually use them."