The Future Skills Students Will Need to Be Life-Ready with Mark Sparvell

The Next Generation Catalyst Podcast episode #100.

The Future Skills Students Will Need to Be Life-Ready with Mark Sparvell

Millennial and Generation Z keynote speaker and author, Ryan Jenkins,  welcomes Mark Sparvell, Education Leader at Microsoft, to the Next Generation Catalyst Podcast. 

The topic discussed is the future skills students will need to be life-ready. We also cover...  

  • How can Gen Z prepare for the jobs of the future
  • Areas Gen Z is unprepared for work
  • How Gen Z can develop social and emotional skills
  • The future of higher education
  • The future of learning and development
  • And more...

Listen or subscribe to the Next Generation Catalyst Podcast on iTunes or Stitcher.

Additional Episode Resources:

  • Nothing in Common” research around 11,000 11-17 year-olds on their aspirations and how it aligns to their job
  • Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI – Economist Intelligence Unit data on social emotional skills and well-being (blog post here, white paper here)

I help companies better lead, engage, train, and sell to Millennials and Generation Z. If you’d like help solving tough generational challenges inside your organization, click here.


Ryan Jenkins



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