Assessing Employability Skills among Special Education Student Teachers in Malaysia
Zainudin Mohd Isa, Ahmad Zamri Khairani
Zainudin Mohd Isa
Available Online February 2018.
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- Graduate employability, Special Education, student teachers, Malaysia
- 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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TY - CONF AU - Zainudin Mohd Isa AU - Ahmad Zamri Khairani PY - 2018/02 DA - 2018/02 TI - Assessing Employability Skills among Special Education Student Teachers in Malaysia BT - 3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 170 EP - 173 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.33 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.33 ID - Isa2018/02 ER -