Soft skills refer to the people-oriented skills, such as communication, problem solving skills, important thinking and time management etc. It is not something that can be taught in academic settings. However, with few efforts, we can gain them through life experiences. Coaching, soft skills, and life skills are all critical components of personal and professional development for students and those ready to graduate. These skills not only help individuals succeed in their academic and professional careers, but they also play a vital role in their personal lives.
I’ve just completed facilitating two amazing days of an incredible educational leadership training program with the amazing team at YCIS School in Shanghai.Over two days we delved into some critical topics including leadership styles, cross-cultural communication, delegation, and more.As I reflect on the two days, I’m reminded of the many benefits that leadership training can provide for teachers and educators.Here are just a few: