Ensuring graduates have soft skills

The EmPOWER programme is aimed at creating holistic graduates who are capable of enhancing their human capital, social capital, economic capital and emotional capital. — 123rf.com

The challenge facing academic institutions is that “soft skills” are “hard” to develop and difficult to measure

HOW ready for work are our young people? A recently published Khazanah Research Institute report titled “School-to-Work Transition of Young Malaysians,” identified a number of mismatches between educational outcomes and employment market requirements.

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