This article reports on the results of a survey administered by Gallup on behalf of NWEA which indicates that both teachers and parents value "soft skills" as part of their children's education. There is less of a consensus on which soft skills are needed.Source:
Christine Vercelletto, Education DIVE, August 21, 2018Description:
"The value of "soft skills" in the future job market and even everyday interactions has been solidified, leading school leaders to have an interest in bolstering and measuring them. But this is still a very new area of assessment, and the best ways to measure them, as well as how to communicate a child's progress in these areas to parents, is widely debated." Read the full article here!