Dr. Obinna, M.O., Adewuni, S.O. and Dr. Taiwo, M.B. (2014)

Constraints to Effective Assessment of Soft Skills in Sub-Saharan Africa

Abstract Assessment of soft skills has become a contemporary issue and thus attracted the attention of public examining bodies and other stakeholders in education. This paper addressed the perceived constraints to effective assessment of soft skills in Sub-Saharan Africa. It proffered solutions to these identified constraints in order to effectively and efficiently carry the integration for improved quality education. The paper also suggested the levels of soft skills to be assessed at primary, post-primary and tertiary educational institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Being a conceptual work, the paper made a critical review of relevant literatures on the subject matter and advanced the prospects of successful implementation of soft skills assessment in Sub-Saharan Africa educational system. Keywords: Soft Skills, Curriculum Review, Certification, Soft Skills Categorisation and Retraining

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