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Continuing education life long learning


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Continuing education life long learning

  1. 1. Continuing Education: Life Long Learning Eve Smith, M. A. Senior English Language Fellow Ukraine
  2. 2. What is life long learning? • We have been discussing continuing education and life long learn in different ways. Please use your notebooks and write for ONE minute on the following question: What does life long learning mean to you?
  3. 3. Professor Bashir, NCA “The age of learning never stops. Same is that case for me. I continue to learn new things. The process of learning will continue the whole of my life. “
  4. 4. Who will we have to be in the 21st Century? • You have heard many presenters discussing how education is changing and will change in the 21st century. What is your opinion? Who will we have to be in the 21st Century?
  5. 5. SCHOOL FOCUSED SKILLS The academic side
  6. 6. Core Subjects • English, reading or language arts, world languages, arts, mathematics, economics, science, geography, history, government and civics.
  8. 8. Other necessary subjects • Global Awareness • Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy • Civic Literacy • Health Literacy • Environmental Literacy
  9. 9. Learning and Innovative Skills • Creativity and Innovation • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving • Communication and Collaboration
  10. 10. Information, Media and Technology Skills • Information Literacy • Media Literacy • ICT (Information, Communications and Technology) Literacy
  11. 11. Life and Career Skills • Flexibility and Adaptability • Initiative and Self-Direction • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills • Productivity and Accountability • Leadership and Responsibility
  12. 12. FOLLOWING YOUR DREAMS (AND PAYING ATTENTION). Develop many of these skills by:
  13. 13. If you could be anything, what would you be? • In your notebook, write what you would like to be in the future. Remember, you don’t have to limit it to one thing. You can list as many as you would like. • EX: Write, traveller, adventurer, marine biologist, photographer, scuba diver, etc.
  14. 14. Be Clear • After writing your dreams, think about the details. If you want to be a banker, what kind of banker do you want to be. Start to look at the profiles that bankers have and see what skills you need.
  15. 15. Making it happen. • Setting goals: – In ten years… – In five years… – In one year… – In six months… – In three months… – This month…
  16. 16. Categories of Goals • Lifestyle • Finance • Family • Education
  18. 18. We are given the same 24 hours each day. How we choose to spend our time makes the difference between success and failure. -Kenneth Brodeur
  19. 19. How are you spending your time? • Track your time over the course of a week. – Write EVERYTHING down. • Set a schedule. – Write EVERYTHING down.
  20. 20. On Being Competitive • The only person you should be competing with is yourself. • Be a trustworthy person. Don’t speak badly about others.
  21. 21. The hallmark (sign) of a second- rater is resentment of another’s achievement. -Ayn Rand
  22. 22. Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. -Albert Einstein
  23. 23. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING. ANY QUESTIONS? “Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.” Richard L. Evans