generic skillseducation dictionary

<learning theory> Also referred to as transferable skills, employability or life-skills and generally supposed to contribute to lifelong learning.

Can change over time and will vary with different government priorities but generally encompasses the following elements: reading, writing and arithmetic, listening, speaking, thinking, time and project management information skills, design and presentation, problem identification, definition and solving, personal knowledge.

See: employability skills, graduate skills

(08 Mar 2006)