My Skills My Life in Action

My Skills My Life has been designed to be as flexible as required for your intervention. It has been used in various settings over the past year and we have listed some examples and case studies below:

Standalone Activity

Use the My Skills My Life quiz on its own:

  • On a tablet
  • Paper resource (available in the resource library on the training platform)
  • With role models (this could be real life ones or the ones on the platform or paper booklets)

Classroom Sessions

  • Read how Allyson Lister led a session with Dringhouses Primary School here.
  • Read about Lisa Secrett’s Primary School session here.
  • Read about Amy Locks’ first My Skills My Life session here.

At an Event

  • Read about how Network Rail ran My Skills My Life at the Big Bang Fair 2019 here.
  • Read about how Unite the Union used My Skills My Life at the Great Yorkshire Show 2019 here.

Community Sessions

  • Read about how My Skills My Life was integrated into a wider event for Girl Guides here.
  • Read how Anne Okafor led a My Skills My Life session with her Brownie Unit here.

Celebration Days

  • Read about how the STEM Ambassador Hub at the National Science and Media museum used My Skills My Life as part of their celebrations for International Women’s Day 2019 here.

Led by a School

  • Read all about how UTC Reading led and ran their very own My Skills My Life session for International Women’s Day 2021 here.
  • Read how Sir John Leman High School ran My Skills My Life as part of a STE(A)M themed careers week here.

Online

  • In March 2020, WISE held an online My Skills My Life session with live role models, mothers & daughters, and over 100 girls joining online using the online resource. You can watch this here.
  • In June 2021, WISE held an online My Skills My Life session with live role models, using the paper resource. You can watch this here.
  • WISE have developed a pack detailing how a session can be run online. This can be found here.
  • Learn how to deliver your own My Skills My Life sessions online by watching this online webinar.

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