21st CCLC and JAKAPA: A Step By Step Guide
Youth Development and 21st CCLC Grant Programs Youth development is one of the four critical areas in any 21st CCLC grant program, and JAKAPA can
According to a study in 2016, 93% of employers term soft skills as either “very important” or “essential.”. However, 54% of employees say they did not include soft skills in their resume. You can help your child get an edge on job applications, college admissions and scholarship applications by helping them use JAKAPA data to build a section related to soft skills in their resume.
JAKAPA measures 32 skills in five critical areas. Your student’s data dashboard shows comparative and growth data on each skill. They can use this data to include a soft skills section in their resume and show their awareness of soft skills and their commitment to improving theirs. The top 3 soft skills in short supply are problem-solving 37%, critical thinking 32%, innovation, and creativity 31%
To help your child get started, identify their strongest skills and list ways those skills have impacted their success. A soft skills section on a resume like look something like this:
Innovation skills: 4.6