14-16 16-19 19-25 60 - 240 minutes

SEND Interview skills lesson

This lesson forms part of ten lessons adapted for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Download our SEND navigation guide, below the lesson plans, to explore the full range of SEND adapted LifeSkills resources. 

The activities focus on helping students understand the purposes of different types of interview and how to prepare for them using the STAR method. 

Key learning outcomes for this lesson include:

  • Understanding the different types of interviews and how these help the employer and employee assess their match for one another

  • Practising the STAR method and understanding how this can be helpful to use when preparing and answering interview questions

  • Building on feedback on their interview performance and identifying goals for improvement


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