Self Learning: Unleash Your Inner Genius!

Autodidact: au·to·di·dact / noun / a self-taught person

What is Self Learning?

Education without the need for teachers or institutions. Follow your own interests & curiosities!

Autodidactism isn’t a novel concept. Even in ancient civilizations, many sought wisdom from the world around them. Philosophers like Socrates, despite the absence of formal schooling as we know it, questioned, pondered, and arrived at profound truths. Fast-forwarding to the Renaissance, we witnessed polymaths such as Leonardo da Vinci, who epitomized the autodidact spirit, exploring diverse fields from anatomy to flight. Today’s digital age too, celebrates several self-taught icons like Elon Musk, proving that the autodidact legacy remains alive and thriving.

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The Unexpected Ways An Autodidactic Education Can Help In Work & Life

Passion & Discovery

While a formal education will likely provide academic grounding in a certain field, autodidacts are likely to keep up with new developments and breakthroughs long after their formal education has ended.

Unique Opportunities

Unique opportunities may open up for autodidacts. Knowledge of a foreign language, possessing a unique skill, or familiarity with a specialized industry or area can mean broader career and personal development opportunities throughout working life.

Delving Deeper & Exploring More Broadly

Unlike a regular school or university syllabus, there is often no set curriculum for an autodidact. While this can seem a little overwhelming at first, the approach can also be extremely freeing.