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Professional Development

Action Planning and Reflection

Action planning

To achieve your goals, it doesn’t matter how much ‘insight’ you might have gained through mentoring or through completing the personal development and self-awareness activities, you will need to plan to take realistic steps towards your goals otherwise nothing much is likely to change …

The Action Planning Sheet (See link at the bottom of this page) is designed to help you capture your thoughts and any ‘insights’ that you might have had during the mentoring session, reflecting on them and planning:


Using a reflective blog or journal

eFolio at the University of Southampton can be setup for use as a private reflective blog. It has additional functionality that may be useful – it can be used as a portfolio to collect your action planning sheets, for evidence of skill development and also for CV development.

You can set this up by going to and login using your University username & password.

From the main menu, select My Blogs and enter your University username & password

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