Thursday, December 05, 2013

Soft skills and success

The Hard Facts Behind Soft Skills | Heckman
Research indicates that it is not the know-it all-child that succeeds, it is the child that learns soft skills. This short video gives a clue what soft skills are.
No wonder that early childhood education, in particular Headstart, is so very important. Yet, education is getting minimized in the US and creating the need for 'importing' workers.
Why aren't corporations in the US involved in education and training instead of importing workers and exporting jobs?
Why is it that dumbing down America is the solution?
Would it incentivize corporations if tax deductions and funding is based on their involvement in education?
http://heckmanequation.org/content/resource/hard-facts-behind-soft-skills

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