Education institutions have traditionally established a baseline of knowledge and experience that one must possess to gain entry. With upskilling, people show up with different strengths and experiences in the workplace and it’s essential to leverage the peer-to-peer setting to discover, elevate and showcase those strengths.
The best way to close the skills gap, once and for all, will be to stop thinking of skills as commodities. Rather, the only commodity that counts in the new economy is a worker’s ability to learn — continuously.
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