While most people agree that reading, writing and math skills are the universal core of education, a new study from Wainhouse Research found that many people think students should be learning more “soft skills” that are necessary for the workplace. As THE Journal reports, “[s]ixty percent of those surveyed said too little emphasis is placed on collaborations with other learners outside the classroom, while 46 and 40 percent, respectively, said there should be more emphasis on group achievement and working in teams.”

Source: Report: Schools Should Focus More on Soft Skills