This text seeks to enable students to think creatively and constructively about personal, academic and career goals. Individuals are encouraged to identify what success really means to them and to plan an effective path towards achieving their aims. The book is rich in structured, reflective and practical activities that develop essential skills and qualities. There are also materials for recording achievement and preparing for job applications. Students and lecturers delivering personal development planning in higher education should find this a useful guide.
Stella Cottrell is the author of "The Study Skills Handbook".
STELLA COTTRELL is an Inspector for the Adult Learning Inspectorate. Previously, she was Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Luton and, for many years, specialised in study skills, dyslexia and educational development at the University of East London. She is the author of the best-selling The Study Skills Handbook.
Introduction - The Vision: What is Success? - The Art of Reflection - Developing a Strategy - Start with Yourself - Successful Self Management - Successful Problem-Solving and Task Management - People Skills - Thinking Outside the Box - Successful Job Applications - Recording Achievement - Drawing it all Together - Appendices