ENCOURAGE LIFELONG LEARNING FOR BETTER WORKER PRODUCTIVITY
Constant ‘upskilling’ and ‘reskilling’ is the new normal which was brought along by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0). Nevertheless, ‘upskilling’ and ‘reskilling’ gave importance to individuals to learn new skills through lifelong learning.
Mr. P.K. Karuna, the Director of the Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL), AIMST University has shared his opinion on the advantages of lifelong learning. According to him, employees can evolve and improve their skill sets, while businesses can gain employee loyalty when they provide continuous learning and development opportunities.
The opinion piece by the CLL Director, titled ‘Encourage lifelong learning for better worker productivity’ appeared in the columnist section of the News Straits Times (NST) on 9th February 2021. Click https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnists/2021/02/664255/encourage-lifelong-learning-better-worker-productivity to read.