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    Changemaker questions

     

     

    Your placement

     

    Why did you want to do the placement that you're doing?

    What's one thing you've enjoyed in your placement so far

    What has been the biggest challenge so far?

    Do you know what your plans are for the summer placement? If so, what are they?

    What's one thing that you've learned so far?

    Has anything surprised you about the placement, something you weren't expecting?

    Is there anything that you've enjoyed in your placement that you didn't expect to?
     

    Your dream job

     

    When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?

    What is a job or career you’re interested in at the moment?

    What's one skill that you've learned in your placement that could be useful to your future career?

    What is one thing that you'd like to learn and why?

    What job would you be willing to do with no pay?
    What is something you love doing, and could you make money from it?

     

    An important social issue

     

    What is one thing that you feel passionate about or want to change in the world?

    Why do you think this issue is important to you?

    When did this first come to your attention?

    What made you feel passionate about it?

    What social justice causes do you think should be addressed or talked about more?
    If there was one thing that you could do about this issue what would it be?

    Something you care about

     

    What would a friend say you were really good at, or talked a lot about?

    When did you first get interested in it?

    What is your first memory of this?

    What do you like to do in your spare time?

    Is it something that you'd like to do in your career?

     

     

    These are just starter questions for each category. When you ask questions to your fellow students in the first activity today, you can use your own open questions instead that respond to their previous answer.

     

  • Changemaker questions

    Your placement

    Why did you want to do the placement that you're doing?

    What's one thing you've enjoyed in your placement so far?
    Do you know what your plans are for the summer placement? If so, what are they?
    What's one thing that you've learned so far?
    Is there anything unexpected that you've enjoyed in your placement?
     
    Your dream job
    When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    What is a job or career you’re interested in at the moment?
    What's one skill that you've learned in your placement that could be useful to your future career?
    What is one thing that you'd like to learn and why?
    What job would you be willing to do with no pay? 
    What is something you love doing, and could you make money from it?
     
    Social issues
    What is one thing that you feel passionate about or want to change in the world?
    What social justice causes do you think should be addressed or talked about more?
    What are actionable items that individuals can take to make change for social justice issues?
    What are some things you do in your everyday life that reflect a passion for social justice?
    Why do you think social justice is important to you?
    How did you develop a passion for social justice?
    If there was one thing that you could do about this issue what would it be?
     
    Something you care about
     
    What would a friend say you were really good at, or talked a lot about?
    What do you like to do in your spare time?
    What’s one of your biggest fears?
     
     
     
     
     
    Your motivation
    Why did you sign up for the Civic Leadership Academy in the first place?
    Why did you want to do the placement that you're doing?

    What inspires you about the work that your placement organisation is doing?

    What is one social issue that you feel strongly about?
     
    Your work
    What's one thing you've enjoyed in your placement so far?
    What's one thing that's been a challenge? Did you overcome it?
    What would you do differently?
    What's one thing that you've learned so far?
    What is a skill that you've learned? Why is it useful?
     
    Future
    What are you most looking forward to in your spring or summer placement?
    What is one thing that you think could be a challenge in your spring or summer placement?
    What will you be working on in your summer placement? (If you don't know, what would you like to work on?)
    How could this placement help you in your future career?
    What is one skill that you could use from your placement to help you in your future career?
     
     
    Feedback sandwich
     
    We give each other feedback using the feedback sandwich: something positive first, then something to improve on, then ending with a positive.
     
     
    Examples of 'something to improve on'