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Making decisions

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BGE Third/Fourth Level
Help students understand what factors affect decision making, so that they can make the best choice for themselves in their career paths.

Getting started

Learning intention

  • Students will learn about the steps involved in making a career decision.

Success criteria

  • Students can reflect on the steps they have taken to make decisions in the past.
  • They can also can discuss and make decisions about their own careers.

Before you start


These are suggested timescales only and will vary dependent on your group:

  • 5 mins: Introduction to making decisions
  • 10 mins: How do I make a decision?
  • 15 mins: How do I make a career decision?
  • 10 mins: Review

Suitable for

This topic is suitable for:

  • preparing for the world of work
  • those seeking college or university places
  • those seeking training from a training provider
  • those undertaking leadership courses