The PLTS framework comprises of six skills that, together with the functional skills of English, mathematics and ICT, are essential to success in learning, life and work.
What are personal learning and thinking skills? The six personal learning and thinking skills are:
- Independent Enquiry
- Creative Thinking
- Reflective Learning
- Effective Participation
The Gateway Qualifications Personal Learning and Thinking Skills qualifications capture the essential skills of: managing self; managing relationships with others; and managing own learning, performance and work. It is these skills that will enable young people to enter work and adult life as confident and capable individuals.