‘Power skills’ for 21st-century academia

Submitted by Eliza.Compton on Thu, 16/06/2022 - 00:00
How to develop the transferable skills that all academics – whether in leadership, teaching or research – need to master themselves and share with students
‘Power skills’ for 21st-century academia
How to develop the transferable skills that all academics - whether in leadership, teaching or research - need to master themselves and share with students
Two hands with power current running between them

Transferable skills form the heart of university education, linking all disciplines and aspects of academic life. Often undersold as ‘soft skills’, capabilities such as critical thinking and emotional intelligence are even more essential in the 21st century as automation changes the work landscape. This collection of resources looks at how to teach and acquire core skills such as decision-making, communication, teamwork, leadership and stress management, whether it’s in class, online or through extracurricular activities.

Effective teamwork
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Toolkit for life
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Critical thinking
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Stress management
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