4th Industrial Revolution, Future of Learning, Future of Work

Covid-19 – The Future of Work and The Future of Learning

The future of work has changed. The pace of the journey into tomorrow’s world of automation and cyber assisted living has accelerated. Accelerated big time. Covid-19 isn’t disappearing with a flattened curve. The simple maths tells us that only between five and seven percent of the population has actually had Covid-19. That means that all … Continue reading

Cognitive Development, Cognitive Enablers, Emotional Intelligence

Self-Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, and Metacognition

Full self-awareness encompasses the abstract enablers of emotional intelligence, and metacognition. Although there is a great deal of overlap between emotional intelligence and metacognition, there are distinctive aspects that we can tease apart. The primary difference between emotional intelligence and metacognition is the direction of the focus. Cognition (thinking) and emotions are closely intertwined, but … Continue reading

Cognitive Development, Metacognition

Knowing What You Know & Knowing What You Don’t Know

This insight is the foundation of metacognition. "Knowing what you know" and "knowing what you don't know" is based on something called the "feeling of knowing". When you know (or think that you know) that you know something, there is a feeling of certainty. Studies into the feeling of knowing have found that individuals consistently … Continue reading