Infusión de habilidades blandas en el currículo de la educación superior: Clave para el desarrollo de capital humano avanzado

Fernando Vera Millalén

Resumen


El campo de la educación superior está bajo presión como nunca antes, ya que necesita preparar a los estudiantes para una participación activa en el mundo del trabajo. Hoy los empleadores buscan profesionales que demuestren habilidades blandas – cualidades personales que los transforman en colaboradores más adaptables, más proactivos, más resilientes y más responsables.  El objetivo del presente artículo es abrir el debate en torno a la infusión de habilidades blandas en el currículo de las Instituciones de Educación Superior (IES) y su impacto en la futura inserción laboral de los egresados. Esto dice relación con las demandas del mercado laboral y el énfasis que actualmente se está dando al desarrollo de dichas habilidades socioemocionales. La metodología utilizada consistió en el análisis documental, confrontada con los puntos de vista del autor. El aporte dice relación la necesidad de infundir las habilidades blandas en el currículo e implementar estrategias metodológicas y evaluativas que mejoren las propuestas educativas.  Se concluye con una síntesis, intentando explicar las relaciones entre los conceptos clave, con sus implicancias para la educación superior. 


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