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Generic green skills in teaching and learning: meaning and implementation

Hamid, M. Z. A. and Hassan, Z. and Nordin, M. S. and Kamin, Y. and Atan, N. A. and Suhairom, N. (2019) Generic green skills in teaching and learning: meaning and implementation. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 7 (12). pp. 121-126. ISSN 2332-3205

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Official URL: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.13189/ujer.2019.071915

Abstract

The burgeoning of green economies has sparked the development of green skills, primarily to fulfil the demanding requirement of green-collar employees. Human resources equipped with specific generic green skills will become a catalyst to penetrate the green job market. On the principle that skills can be shaped through education and training, a qualitative study was conducted using in-depth interviews with senior academics from the School of Education, of a local university in southern Peninsular Malaysia. The interview data were transcribed and analysed using NVivo. The findings showed that generic green skills are additional skills which complement existing generic skills and focus on conserving and maintaining the quality of the environment. Pertaining to that, embedding generic green skills in teaching and learning activities can be carried out through the ingenuous use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) which involves digital skill, internet technology and electricity saving consumption. Furthermore, additional studies of generic green skills are required to contribute to sustainable development.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:generic green skills, generic skills, green jobs
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology
Divisions:Education
ID Code:91598
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:11 Jul 2021 22:30
Last Modified:11 Jul 2021 22:30

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