Soft Skills

At a training session a few months ago we discussed how the jobs of today will become obsolete in the future and how the majority of today’s children will spend their working lives in jobs that do not exist today.

The challenge of how to prepare children for such a life, when we have no idea what it will look like, is immense. When I think of the things I learned at school and how few of them are relevant to me today it only makes the problem seem more difficult. The answer, according to Jack Ma in this video, is to give children the soft skills that will make them adaptable, resilient, confident, that is, able to cope with the challenges their future will bring.

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