Ability to analyse issues, identify barriers and offer/implement potential solutions. This may involve prioritising tasks, coping with complexity, setting achievable goals and taking action. It may also involve innovation at relevant points.
Find out more about how creativity is involved in daily problem solving.
Discover how to develop your problem-solving skills and demonstrate them to eagle-eyed recruiters. (Target Jobs website)
Discover what recreational math is and how to use it in education and mathematical research. (Weizmann Institute of Science)
Make sure your innovations work in practice, learn to create prototypes with this online course. (St George's, University of London)
Identify common obstacles to effective thinking and improve your logical and critical thinking skills with this free online course. (The University of Auckland)
Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovative solutions that are important in our daily lives. (University of Leeds)
Potentially from the degree pathway. This might also include researching the types of industry/roles that the subject knowledge could lead to and mechanisms for doing this.
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Professor of Education, at Queen's University Belfast, Tony Gallagher gives an insight into the current times we live in with social isolation from Covid 19 and what this could mean for education. (HIP Pyschology)
It’s a strange time to be pursuing a legal career, but there are plenty of things you can be doing during this time to stay motivated and focused. Check out Law Careers.Net top tips in their video below.
ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries. They offer many free online training courses that are relevant to many subject areas.
Ever wondered about how museums, libraries, and other kinds of historical or scientific collections come together? Or how curators, historians, archivists, and preservationists do what they do? Find out more from this free online course (Harvard University)
Reflect on the challenges in HR management, leadership and the effect of globalisation on talent management. (The Open University)
Understand why empathy is so important for patient care, and develop your own empathic skills. (St George’s University of London)
Explore the role of copyright in the creative and cultural industries (CCI) and get practical advice on copyright (CISAC)
Explore the impact of climate change on rural roads and learn what professionals can do to manage it (University of Birmingham)
Learn to be a better healthcare educator and help your students find success in their health profession (University of Nottingham)
Learn how films go from script to screen and explore filmmaking opportunities (NFST and the BFI filmmaking academy)
Get an introduction to image acquisition and analysis for biologists – from basic techniques to the future of image analysis, with this free online course. (University of Nottingham)
Learn to play jazz piano, beginning with the blues. (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Get an introduction to technical report writing designed for student and professional engineers. (The University of Sheffield)
Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about nutrition, health and lifestyle. (University of Aberdeen)
Learn about Shakespeare in print and performance around the world, from early modern times to today with this free online course Shakespeare: Print and Performance. (King’s College London)
Gain valuable insights into sustainable construction and development. (CIOB and London South Bank University)
Discover how computer modelling can help policymakers manage coronavirus COVID-19. (The Open University)
Discover Star Carr, one of the world's most important archaeological sites, and learn what life was like over 10,000 years ago. (University of York)
Explore cognitive psychology and learn how to use experiments to study the mind with this short, flexible learning course. (University of York)
Discover how to use forensic psychology to obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations . (The Open University)
How can we think beyond GDP and build a prosperous economy that works better for people and the planet? Find out with this course. (UCL)
Get started with fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating character. (The Open University)
Join today this online course and discover the importance of play therapy in everyday life. Explore the valuable impact of play across cultures and communities. (The University of Sheffield)
Take this online first aid course and learn how to manage bleeds, choking, and people who have fallen unconscious. (University of Glasgow)
Explore the potential solutions to climate change and how they relate to the UN's sustainable development goals. (University of Exeter)
Learn how to quickly, and easily start your career as a professional wildlife conservationist. If you’re a student, job-seeker or career-switcher you’ll learn the golden rule for getting started. (Conservation Careers)
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