Making the Youth
Having the right skills to create ‘value’ whatever shape the future takes, thus remaining employable, entrepreneurial, and fit even for the gig economy.
Why Timeless Lifeskills?
1. Technological Unemployment
Any routine, rule-based job that can be reduced to an algorithm, can now be done better, faster, and cheaper by computers.
2. Job Polarisation
Only the high-skill high-wage and the low-skill low-wage jobs will remain. Mid-tier jobs will be done more efficiently by intelligent machines.
3. Right Skills & Dispositions
To get the high-wage jobs, or to start their own enterprise, young people need to learn the right skills and dispositions.
Making the Youth
Having the right dispositions to ensure health, well-being, and joyful living.
What are Timeless Lifeskills?
The Layered Cake of Our Workshops & Clubs
Along with the acquisition of knowledge and learning different frameworks of thinking, for flourishing in the 21st-century young people also need to know about the emerging trends and technologies that are shaping their future.
Timeless Lifeskills Workshops and Clubs designed such that the young participants:
- Cultivate dispositions that make them life-ready
- Hone skills that make them future-ready
- Grasp different modes of thinking, and
- Get familiar with emerging trends and technologies
About Timeless Lifeskills
Since 2013, Timeless Lifeskills, a London-based educational charity, has been working with under-served children, helping them build skills and dispositions that make them Future-Ready (value-creators and hence employable in the emerging economy) and Life-Ready (healthy and joyful).
We are working with 20+ rural schools in India, conducting workshops, starting life skills clubs, remote-mentoring, and a lot more. In the UK, we conduct workshops for under-served students, and give presentations and talks to college students and at corporates to raise awareness about the changing context of the 21st-century and how to be successful and joyful in the global economy that is emerging.
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From Our Blog
Whether you are preparing for an exam, or want to learn for a new job mandate, or learn more about a hobby, or you simply want to pursue learning for the sheer joy of it, this book will help you improve your self-directed learning skills. This book covers four topics: To Learn, To Know, To Understand, To Perform.
Ability to formulate insightful questions is a timeless life skill. Questions amplify curiosity, focus attention, and trigger contemplative pauses that lead to sense making, and deep understanding. This book explains different questioning strategies, with guided DIY exercises and four case studies.
15-year-old K has pressing questions – What am I studying for? Where am I headed? Will I be able to get there? What, indeed, is “there”? A lightning flash of an episode pushes him into seeking the answers as he learns – If you learn for the joy of learning, you’re bound to win the battle.
Cut to the Chase is a weekly interview series with professionals in different fields. We want to give our young audience a sense of what a typical and a not-so-typical day feels like in that profession, how can a young person prepare for entering that profession… stuff that will help youngsters make wise choices.
Would you like to Volunteer?
You can volunteer your time and talent to help Timeless Lifeskills reach out to many more under-served youngsters. You could conduct our life skills workshops, help us create online content, raise funds, or help us in any other way you can. Please get in touch.
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