Cofounder of Youthopia, Manu Menon, shares his plans for the platform and how its bite-sized learning modules promote the 4Cs – critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration
Platform focuses on soft skills, vocational or technical skills and entrepreneurial skills.
One in two ICT professionals in Singapore feel the need to equip themselves with additional skills to compete in the fast-paced ICT sector, according to the Singapore Computer Society’s annual Infocomm Media Industry Survey.
There is a growing mismatch of expectations between employers and students who are gearing up for the employment market, according to a study commissioned by INTI International University & Colleges.
After successfully training corporate types and entrepreneurs for about 10 years, Bikesh Lakhmichand and his iTrain are all set to take on a new challenge: Training young unemployed graduates to become successful entrepreneurs.
Multinationals too have a stake in seeing the Malaysian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) graduate dilemma being resolved. Digital News Asia spoke to these three companies to get a snapshot of what they believe are the challenges surrounding hiring Malaysian graduates, and how they should be addressed.