Adaptability is set to be the key skill for the future

From University World News: “As economies adapt and labour markets are in flux, focusing the curriculum on transferable skills can produce what Patrick O’Donnell et al describe as ‘adaptable capacities within graduates.’ Some universities have taken note – the Tokyo Institute of Technology offers doctoral students a course on the topic of developing career adaptability for global competitiveness. … Higher education institutions should base foundational curricula on preparing ready-to-learn, adaptable graduates. … The graduate should: (1) be able to solve complex problems; (2) generate novelty; (3) have an open mindset; (4) learn to learn; (5) have a good attitude at work; (6) be able to work in teams; (7) communicate effectively; (8) lead others; and (9) have a market orientation.”

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