In discussions with ENTC, the following skills will be reinforced by taking part in SPARK:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Critical Thinking and analysis

  • Technology Use Monitoring and control

  • Resilience, Stress Tolerance and flexibility

  • Reasoning, Problem-solving and Ideation

The following skill will be developed new by taking part in SPARK:

  • Innovation

  • Complex Problem Solving

  • Creativity

  • Originality

  • Leadership and Social Influencing

The SPARK challenge will in some small way contribute to the development of a range of “soft skills” required of a modern day student with the certainty that they will be better prepared for the dynamics of modern day employment.