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VCE exams do not showcase students' abilities. By this, I mean that the system fails to recognise the diversity of skills, and most subjects do not allow students to demonstrate skills in a form other than a written exam. Alexandra Adornetto

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I wanted to do a film for a while, but I never found a script that I felt I was going to be the right person for; because if you've never made a film, you're not taught how to make a film, and you feel like you lack skills. Anton Corbijn

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In an ever-changing global marketplace, the one factor any state can count on is the skills of its upcoming and existing workforce. Asa Hutchinson

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You can't show up at the bedside and then turn on your skills. You have to keep your game sharp all the time. Abraham Verghese

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It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes. Arianna Huffington

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The so-called skills gap is really a gap in education, and that affects all of us. Adam Davidson

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I love to see how far you're able to go, both in skills but also emotionally how far I can push myself. Alicia Vikander

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Better degrees don't automatically translate into better skills and better jobs and better lives. Andreas Schleicher

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A lot of directors in television have come up through the technical ranks. They have all the technical skills in the world. They're not all that familiar with actors. Arthur Penn

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What do you remember about Jason Robinson? His feet. Not how improved he was under a high ball or his kicking skills. Everyone remembers those feet. He could go round you in a phone box. Brian O'Driscoll

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My skills are musical, not lyrical. Brian Wilson

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I was brought in, not in the photographic department at all, I was brought in on a thing called Special Skills. I was to do posters, pamphlets, murals, propaganda in general, you know. Ben Shahn

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I don't have the acting skills my daughter has. Bill Buckner

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Girls enjoy complex social interaction. Their verbal skills - and their delight in using them - develop earlier than boys'. Brenda Laurel

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My decorating and renovation skills are nil - indeed, I once used a shower curtain from Pottery Barn as 'window dressing.' Candace Bushnell

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Look, you need technical skills to run a company. Carly Fiorina

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Immigrants provide skills that we simply cannot afford to do without. They have contributed hugely to Britain's success. Charles Kennedy

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I would not say that secret-keeping is one of my finer skills, actually. Claire Danes

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Maybe in past years, perhaps women didn't feel quite as comfortable with revealing themselves, and their skills and their crafts... and now we are, so we're out there, just like the guys. Chantal Kreviazuk

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So for a year I spent all my time hiding from Jack Charlton in the car park practising my skills. Craig Johnston

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Teachers need to be comfortable talking about feelings. This is part of teaching emotional literacy - a set of skills we can all develop, including the ability to read, understand, and respond appropriately to one's own emotions and the emotions of others. Daniel Goleman

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I'm concerned that my technical skills have advanced to the point where I can get closer to what I'm aiming for, which is not such a good thing. David Byrne

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Sometimes you have to resist working on your strengths in favour of your weaknesses. The decathlon requires a wide range of skills. Daley Thompson

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You don't have to be a good musician if you've got certain computer skills. Daryl Hall

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Businesses that fail to develop their staff are twice as likely to collapse. Firms seeking to reposition themselves for the economic upturn need to invest in their staff's flexibility, responsiveness and skills. David Blunkett

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Whether it was working on theatre sets or stage lighting, I didn't realize most all of the skills I was exposed to were going to come in handy later on when I became a designer. Douglas Wilson

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If you look at music, you see theme, variation, you see symmetry, asymmetry, you see structure, and these are related to skills in the real world. Dave Van Ronk

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While we are deploying troops in their thousands, we lose the chance to build up their basic skills. Des Browne

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My court skills may have atrophied. David E. Kelley

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But you do have to start young as a dancer if you're going to achieve the physical skills necessary. Deborah Bull

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