Moving towards meta: ’employability’, scholarship and the learner journey | admin

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Should we move away from badging core, key or ‘soft’ skills as ‘employability’ skills or think of them instead as a move towards meta-awareness? This was a recurring question as I listened to guest speakers and ‘home-grown’ researchers at our annual HE symposium today.

Writing about meta-awareness might seem as if I’m simply fancy with vocabulary. However, what I mean is the need to empower our learners by supporting them to be aware of the skills they practice during their personal learning journeys. We can do this by  making skills learned within an arts-based education…

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