In a world changing as quickly as ours young people (and hell, even us older peeps) need to learn How To Learn.  Meta-learning skills are so much more important than content-specific knowledge as flexibility, self-direction and generalizable learning skills will increasingly become the key tools for success.

Meta-skills include:

  • Advanced communication, negotiation, and speaking
  • EQ: empathy and emotional intelligence
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Confidence and personal efficacy
  • Agency, empowerment, and charisma
  • Self-advocacy
  • Teaching, learning,mentorship and facilitation
  • Project management and task actualization
  • Organization and time management
  • Self-evaluation and goal-setting
  • Self-transformation and re-invention
  • Conflict resolution