How nursery pre-school skills will help your kids get future jobs

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Nursery pre-school skills will increase the chances of getting future jobs
Nursery pre-school skills can increase the chances of children and students getting future jobs. Photo by Tatiana Syrikova from Pexels

How nursery pre-school skills will help your kids get jobs in the future

Nursery pre-school skills that increase the chances of children and students getting future jobs

Nursery pre-school skills can increase the chances of children and students getting future jobs since the future human jobs are no longer guaranteed due to advancements in technology. Manufacturing automation and robotic technology are fast depleting human jobs at a tremendous rate requiring humans to upgrade their competency and proficiency skills in a more demanding career area. Some of such skills are nurtured right from the start of pre-school education.

The importance of high-quality pre-kindergarten programs don’t just merely help kids have a smooth transition from their kindergarten through Grade 1 or 2 class, but continue with higher secondary (high) school graduation rates even until higher earnings as adults in the workforce.

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Pre-school education nurtures critical thinking ability and problem-solving skills in children

Despite the fact that pre-school education teaches children, age 0 to 5, to learn to be learners; how to be curious and inquisitive about knowledge, learning subject-matter skills and how things work as well as developing problem-solving skills enhancement through nurturing their critical thinking ability even though some parents don’t have an understanding of pre-school-age children undertaking pre-kindergarten education in their childcare ideology and philosophy.

Pre-school education teaches and imparts soft social skills

Soft social skills such as understanding, compassion, responsiveness, identification, cooperation, sharing, negotiating are learned in pre-school classrooms.

David Deming, associate professor of education and economics at Harvard University, reasoned that such social and soft skills will be vital in the modern and future workplace, where people exhibit flexibility and adaptability skills moving between different job functions and projects.

David Deming’s forecast the changing needs of employers which will make them search for a competent individual with such social skills and other key skills (Mathematics and Computer Science skills) required to thrive in the future job market even if it warrants breaking borders.

Written by Ekene Ifechukwu

Ekene Ifechukwu is an education writer. He has over 7 years of experience in teaching and tutoring. He has taught in primary and secondary schools. He has affection for training children and young people. He aims at improving other people's lives through education.

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