Skills Roundup: Incorporating Soft Skills into Tech Curriculum

As educators prepare students with the technical chops needed to succeed in today’s increasingly digital workplace, employers are also emphasizing the need for soft skills like teamwork, communication, and creativity. Washington’s community and technical college information technology programs prepare students for careers with a mix of technical skills, practical hands-on learning, and professional skills.

How can IT educators incorporate more opportunities to develop these critical soft skills alongside the technical curriculum? Read on for resources:

How to Teach Today’s Most In-Demand Soft Skills in a Virtual Class (opens in a new window)
Teaching Soft Skills: A Guide for Educators (opens in a new window)
15 Ways to Teach Soft Skills in Your CTE Classroom (opens in a new window)
How Technology Can Enhance Students’ Career Development and Hard and Soft Skills (opens in a new window)
Why Colleges Should More Deliberately Emphasize Soft Skills (opens in a new window)

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