Lesson 2: Knowing Who I Am

Recent Prior Experience

Students have completed module 1 of their Pathways Plan.

Indicators of Learning 

Students will:

  • identify their personal strengths and interests

  • recognise the importance of self-awareness in making good career decisions 

General Capabilities

Personal and social capability: 

  • Self-awareness

  • Social awareness 


Lesson Delivery


10 Minutes - Knowing yourself

Introduce the lesson by reminding students of the activities they may have completed in year 6 to identify their strengths, interests and values. Discuss the importance of knowing your strengths, interests, values, personality, personal skills, likes/dislikes, capabilities and aspirations to make good career decisions.

Ask students to login to Pathways and take a look at their Year 6 Transition Plan. If they didn’t do one, they can explore the 5-6 Plan.


30 Minutes

Ask students to go into the Pathways Plan and complete module two: Knowing who I am.


Students login to myfuture by clicking on the ACT Government icon.


20 Minutes - Work clusters

Ask students to break into groups based on their work cluster as determined by the quiz they completed on the FYA website. Ask each group to match personality type posters and the work clusters. Prepare a short presentation to the class on their findings.

Lesson Evaluation

  • Achievement standard statements

  • Catering for individual differences, learning styles, special needs (student diversity)

ABCD Career Competencies

Personal Management

1. Build and maintain a positive self-concept

1.3 Develop abilities to maintain a positive self-concept

1.4 Improve abilities to maintain a positive self-concept