Non-Cognitive Skills: A Free Webinar on May 19th. At Tuttoscuola the debate over non-cognitive abilities

Inclusion in the world of work presupposes the construction of a professional life project, which provides for the development of technically specialized and transversal competencies necessary to orient oneself in training career choices and to define one’s professional identity. Professional development can start already during the school training period and continue during the university course through the application of various intervention strategies. Such a strategy focuses on individual training supported by Actions of orientation to the post-diploma formative-professional choice, of tutoring activities for the initiation and advancement of university studies and of strategies for accompaniment and introduction in professional contexts. This path of orientation and training requires first of all trainers learning proven pedagogical methodologies for building the student professional life project. It also goes on during the insertion phase in the work context through the definition of a professional curriculum that combines formal, non-formal and informal aspects of learning. With the goal critical about you Value of non-cognitive abilitieswho need to be trained in view of school-university-work transitions, SIPED, LandCap and ClioEdu are planning a free webinar “NON-COGNITIVE SKILLS FOR SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY – WORK TRANSITIONS”.

The Non-cognitive abilities are non-cognitive abilities related to a person’s character, to emotional and psychosocial aspects of personality, such as flexibility, extroversion, altruism, creativity, open-mindedness, resilience, a sense of self-efficacy, self-determination, emotional stability. Skills that, integrating with disciplinary skills, strongly influence a person’s way of being, his choices, the way he presents himself in front of himself and others. They are some of the key factors that define the construction of the professional identity of the citizen of the 21st century.

During the May 19 webinar, the aim is to share vocational training training proposals and good practices for guidance on training choice and placement, also supported by the results of empirical research provided by the relevant scientific literature. becomes.

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The webinar, organized by the University of Salento, will take place on 05.19.2022 from 09.00 to 09.00 on the streaming platform of CLIOedu, Apulian leader in digital publishing for academic, professional and continuing education.

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Tuttoscuola has dedicated the number 620 of March 2022 to non-cognitive abilities. The bill, which introduced experimental cognitive skills, has been the subject of a liquidation attack in recent weeks by historian Ernesto Galli Della Loggia. A broad and lively debate ensued on the cultural identity of our education system: whether it should be in continuity with the Western pedagogical canon, focused on the freedom of the subject and education, or whether it should be on the proper functioning of society. – economic model of capitalist societies with a liberal-democratic order, as Galli would like after the OECD. At Tuttoscuola, we reconstructed the terms of the debate, check it out by clicking here.


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