Proceedings of the 3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017)

Assessing Employability Skills among Special Education Student Teachers in Malaysia

Authors
Zainudin Mohd Isa, Ahmad Zamri Khairani
Corresponding Author
Zainudin Mohd Isa
Available Online February 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.33How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Graduate employability, Special Education, student teachers, Malaysia
Abstract
The aim of this study is to assess employability skills among Special Education student teachers in Malaysia with regards to gender and years of study.. Employability skills is conceptualized by 8 generic skills namely, Communication, Critical Thinking, Adaptation, Teamwork, Leadership, Moral and Ethical, ICT and Social. A total of 258 student teachers who enrol in Special Education programme provide reponses for this study. Result shows that female student teachers demonstrate higher mean score for all skills with significant differences are reported for Critical Thinking, ICT, Leadership, Moral, and Social skills. Year 4 student teachers show lowest score in the employability skill as well as for Adaptation, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Moral, Social, Teamwork domains.
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Proceedings
3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
February 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-457-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.33How to use a DOI?
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