Transfer, critical and creative thinking skills not only help the learner apply the knowledge they acquired to new contexts, but also to process information, make connection and come up with creative and genuine ideas. In other words, the learner will be able to make the best possible use of their experiences in a way that enables him or her to understand, analyze and solve problems, and propose and evaluate solutions.
Collaboration skills stemming from social skills equip the learner with the competencies that help him/her hone their interpersonal and intrapersonal qualities. Thus, the learner can take responsibility of their actions, manage any conflict that might arise and work successfully with heterogenous teams in order to reach a common goal
Research skills are the information and media literacy skills that enable the learner to come up with honest and genuine piece of research, use reliable and credible variety of sources and explore different perspectives. Moreover, it helps the learner compare and contrast the sources and validates them, making the learner able to distinguish between what is true and what is fake in a real-life situation.
Those skills divide into three clusters: organization, affective and reflective skills. All of them collectively help the learner plan ahead of time, prioritize their needs, manage their emotions in a positive way, realize their strengths and work on improving their weaknesses. In brief, they help build a better personality able to be resilient and cope with the challenges of the 21st century.