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SOFT SKILLS AND SOCIAL COMPETENCY OF STUDENT TEACHERS

Blessy, T.

Associate Professor, Bethlahem College of Education, Karungal, Kanniyakumari District,Taminadu, India.

Abstract


Soft skills in the highly competitive corporate world will help oneself to stand out in a crowd of regular job seekers with ordinary skills and talent. Soft skills help one to shine in the workplace and their significance cannot be denied in this information age. Moreover, to successfully interact with others and cope with the complexities stress, and expectations of modern life, it is vital that all students should acquire social competency essential in providing students to face the real- working environment.  The current study was undertaken to examine the soft skills and social competency of student teachers. Sample of the study selected by random sampling technique constituted 300 student teachers of Kanniyakumari district. Significant findings include a) there is no significant difference in soft skills with respect to the selected personal variables like gender, age, educational qualification and discipline. b) there is no significant difference in social competence with respect to the selected personal variables like gender, age, educational qualification, and discipline. c) there is no significant relationship between soft skills and social competency.

Keywords


soft skills, social competence, student teachers.

 

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Blessy, T. (2021). Soft Skills and Social Competency of Student Teachers. John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 3(2), 12-22.

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