HIGHER EDUCATION: Enhancing 21st century skills

 Idrus Mohd Sath

MORE THAN KNOWLEDGE: Students from Cosmopoint International College of Technology (Cosmopoint) and Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU) recently congregated in Putrajaya International Convention Centre for their 17th and fourth graduation ceremony respectively.
The institutions’ underlying principle of Real World Practice will stand the graduates in good stead in the workplace. KLMU and Cosmopoint chief executive officer Datuk Idrus Mohd Satha says: “We have always emphasized the balance between academic theories and practical learning for gainful employment. “This is why we ensure that our graduates are equipped with the 21st century skills such as problem-solving, civic awareness and creativity. “The tertiary institutions aim to enhance leadership qualities in today’s young graduates by imparting the right values and attributes.
These traits include teamplay, interpersonal and communication skills, global awareness, decision-making and critical thinking which make graduates more marketable and ready to face world challenges. The institutions also stress hands-on learning that enables students to receive the fullest benefit of their education experience. With more than 20 years’ experience in the education industry, the higher education institutions have produced more than 100,000 graduates, who have a choice of diverse programmer such as Media Studies, Health Sciences, Built Environment, Hospitality and Tourism, Business and Management, Information Technology and Engineering as well as Art and Design.
Read more: HIGHER EDUCATION: Enhancing 21st century skills – Learning Curve – New Straits Times 

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