Soft skills in polytechnic: students' perspectives

This paper reports students' perceptions on the importance of soft skills and perceived level of soft skills competencies, as included in the Industrial Training Soft Skills [ITSS] module, assessed before and after industrial attachment in various companies. The research involves a survey of 353 pre-industrial training students and 359 post-industrial training students using a six-point Likert scale. The population consists of students who had undergone the ITSS module from four polytechnics in the northern region of Malaysia (Kedah, Perlis, Penang). It is a combination of established and newl ... Show more

Authors: Mai, Riam Chau

Published: Manila, Philippines, Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), 2014

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