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Roshan Jariwala

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What skills should future graduates possess ?

Revolutionizing higher education system, changing the paradigm, graduate skills gap, no doubt uber minds of this world are in Financial sector and responsible for GFC - moralizing, multiculturalism, technology, sustainability, et cetera, these are some of the hot topics. So how about we ask the same question that was asked in 19th Century during which the schooling system was build: What skills should future graduates posses as a responsible citizen and also as a drivers of the economy ? Answering this question might help us design the next generation of education system, what do you think ?

Topics: education

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    Sep 18 2011: Nice question really...
    I personally believe that a person should be well aware of recent trends, no matter to which field of life he/she belong. Current trends are shifting so abruptly that sometimes Darwins law of Survival of the Fittest become so true and concrete that you can feel it around you. In the near future, that person is not successful which have money now or tricks to cheat its teachers or boss. Successful is the person who is getting some skill today keeping future scenario in mind.
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      Sep 20 2011: I definitely agree with you. 'Survival of the fittest' particularly hold true in the developing countries. I would say, one of the many important skills required by students in developing countries is 'persistence' and thus in order to develop this value/skill, they need support from their teacher/mentor.

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