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September  2014

Education Minister Heng Swee Keat says ‘Limiting beliefs’ can prevent people from achieving full potential.

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The future of education is about the quest for skills, not the quest for paper qualifications.

That, said Education Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday, goes to the heart of a national report to improve the career prospects of Singapore’s polytechnic and technical institute’s students.

(Reference from http://www.straitstimes.com) - Read more

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January  2013

NUS rolls out career modules focused on “soft skills” to help students land jobs

ST-News


Straits Times reports that employers are hiring based on candidates’ soft skills and not necessarily academic results, according to survey data by the National University of Singapore’s Career Centre.
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November  2012

In an Emotional World, Singapore Is Comfortably Numb

Singapore

The country’s leaders want to promote a more freewheeling society. In a speech last August, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told Singapore’s Tiger Moms and Dads, “Please let your children have their childhood! No homework is not a bad thing.” Progress is slow.
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June  2012

Grads without soft skills victims of system

New Straits Times

“There are of course differences between being an unemployed and an unemployable person. The former may be a victim of circumstances, such as jobs being scarce due to an economic downturn, but the latter would be someone not getting employment even when jobs are aplenty.” Lack of soft skills is the main cause of a person to be unemployable.
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March  2012

Professional development for teachers to improve education system

“SINGAPORE : There will be a stronger body to champion professional development among teachers and a greater emphasis on inculcating soft skills, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. He was sharing Singapore’s experience in education at an international education convention on Tuesday.”
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March  2012

The 20 Best-Paying Jobs For People Persons

“Are you a people person? Are you good at working with others, empathizing, teaching or persuading others to agree with you? If so, you’re in luck. According to jobs expert Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., author of just-released 150 Best Jobs for Your Skills, social skills now rank No. 1 among job skills in highest demand.”
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March  2012

Many graduates ‘lack soft skills’

“Four out of 10 large employers expect to struggle to fill graduate vacancies because of a shortage of applicants with the right skills, a survey says. Employers say many graduates lack “soft skills”, such as team working.”
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March  2012

The Growing Importance of Soft Skills

“We are living in an era of constant change. Because businesses are becoming less dictatorial and more social, the understanding and value of soft skills to an organization are growing daily.”
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March  2012

Hard Skills Vs. Soft Skills – Difference and Importance 

“I would say in general, soft skills are more important in most business careers than hard skills. We all know or have worked for senior people that doesn’t seem that smart (limited hard skills).   The fact remains that they are in senior positions because they have exceptional soft skills.”
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