The Weekly Guide

Open Learning Questions List

Ongoing questions

Use these questions on an ongoing basis to obtain updated information about your match and add this information (and any associated ideas) to ‘Meeting Updates‘ on a regular basis.

  • What is the one thing that you really care about? Or what is your ‘thing’?
  • What would your friends or family say if we asked them to list two of the most valuable gifts, talents or skills that you have?
  • What type of paid work have you been involved in (include any small business experience)?
  • Throughout your life, what is the one thing you love to do so much that you get lost in it for hours without getting bored?
  • If you could snap your fingers and be doing anything, what would that be?
  • What clubs or institutions have you had a strong relationship with and what was your role (include any volunteering or community projects you have been involved with)?
  • If you were braver, name the one thing you have always wanted to learn more about?
  • When was the last time you shared an interest or skill with someone else. What was it?
  • What are your two favourite hobbies that you have pursued throughout your life?

Prompts for drawing out more information:

  • Tell me more about that?
  • How did you become involved with that?
  • How did that make you feel?
  • What was that experience like?
  • What have you learned from being involved with that?