Lifelong learning

The Future Ready Talent Framework developed by The Work-Learn Institute at the University of Waterloo is a fantastic guide to explain the skills needed in Future of work. In this episode of The Art & Science of Learning Inc. podcast, host Dr. Kinga Petrovai has a conversation with Anne Marie Fannon, Director of The Work-Learn Institute, about what employers & students need to know about skills & lifelong learning.

In the age of information, learning opportunities are everywhere, and they can come with some amazing benefits.

They can offer new ways to advance your career, new skills to improve your life, and a new understanding of the world. To gain all these things, it helps to have a life-long learning mindset.

Discussing this topic is Judene Pretti, a senior advisor in the Work-Learn Institute, the research unit that pulls insights from Waterloo's co-op programs. She'll share insights from a study that followed students before and after graduation, and the benefits they found by embracing life-long learning.