The skills and learning statement (SLS) is a personalized document attached to the full compilation of your RAP files. It is personalized because this is the only file that is completely developed on student’s personal reflection. A well written SLS should be self-explanatory about the learning experience throughout the project with the mentor meetings. SLS is an exceptional document to the whole project since it does not require student to do any research, if anything, it encourages students to share their individual experiences in an arresting manner.
When it is time for you write your own SLS, it is of paramount importance to keep few things in mind. For example, your SLS should begin by captivating the readers through the importance and ease of completing the RAP that comes from the coordinated efforts of you and your mentor. The emphasis to follow guidelines that was provided in your study pack by the OBU, should also be noticeable in the opening paragraph of it. Make a point to let the readers know about the instructional update that transpires every two periods.
Your presence here on this blog goes to say that you have a fairly good idea about the RAP intricacies. Which also translates into your knowledge of three meetings between a student and his/her mentor that comprises of discussing number of dissertation issues. An effective SLS should demonstrate the “how” of rich learning experience that was ensued from the consistent meetings with the assigned project thesis mentor. However, here is also where you should seek to categorize the experience through different meetings. The individual references to each meeting such as the first meeting, then the second meeting, and lastly the third meeting will considerably improve the readability of your SLS.
The second part of your SLS should be consisted on 400 words. This part is focused on the justification of the degree to which you think you have been successful into achieving your RAP objectives. Following this comes the last part where you exhibit Research and Analysis Project (RAP) benefits in terms of employment or accountancy studies.