Learning Increase Future Employability Of Students

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Introduction To be successful in the next decade, individuals will need to anticipate and navigate a rapidly changing view of skill requirements. They will increasingly need to reassess the skills they need and quickly put together the right resources to develop and update these. Workers in the future will need to be adaptable lifelong learners. Educational institutions at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels, are largely responsible for student 's training and preparation as the future workforces. The competencies are changing and educational institutions should consider how to adapt quickly in response. Some changes might include placing additional emphasis on developing skills such as critical thinking, analysis capabilities, integrating new-media literacy and the ability to collaborate and work in groups. This essay will briefly discuss how some skills being taught in inquiry based learning increase future employability of students. Critical Thinking "Inquiry is a reaching stance of going beyond information and experience, to seek an explanation, to ask why and to consider what if" (Short,2009).Some of the skills for future workforces would be sense-making, social intelligence and critical thinking. In inquiry based learning students review, analyze and assess information from a variety of sources and points of view. They use application, analysis and evaluation as appropriate for the context. As critical thinkers, they use meta cognition to reflect on
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