The skills crisis is a global phenomenal outcry of increasing high unemployment among tertiary youths due to high-skills shortage as driven by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). With 4IR increasingly transforming and interconnecting the ways we live, work, play and learn in a world of cyber-physical systems, the Future of Work demands skills of the future, i.e. critical emerging digital technical skills and enduring human generic capabilities. The skills of the future taken into considerations may include digital intelligence competencies, learning “coding as a global language”, Generic Skills and Competencies (GSCs) framework as set out in SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). With the portfolio of skills of the future scaffolding on industrial exposure building up a competitive resume, it would constructively align the career interests, skills confidence and work values of our children to enable them to land their dream jobs in the Future of Work!
Want to learn more? Reach out to us! Mind & Hand is an EduTech platform that partners both educational industry players and private sector business employers to offer our students programmes that keep pace with technological change and that are relevant to the industry. We hope to empower our students with the skills, confidence and perspective to navigate the global skills crisis and prepare them for a workplace of the future.