2019 年 17 巻 2 号 p. 97-103
Concrete cultivated generic skills for student aiming to be a teacher or childcare worker are still unknown. The aim of this study was to find out the concrete one in generic skills. We asked one-hundred fifty nine undergraduate students, first to senior years, offered at education faculty to take Progress Report on Generic Skills Test, consisted of Literacy and Comptency Skills. Moreover, forty-four third year students of them were asked to check Vocational Readiness Test, related to vocational preference and self-confidence. As the results, we obtained the two main findings. First was that students in this study were lower than those offered at education faculty in private university and were unfilled an expected skills for working of teacher or childcare, which were (1) discovering the problem as a Literacy, and (2) cooperation, (3) continuing activities, (4) managing stress, (5) uniqueness, (6) motivation to learn, and (7) independence as a Competency. Second, high performance of the above skills as a Competency, but not as a Literacy could lead to the high score of preference and self-confidence in students. For future direction, it is necessary to create a program how to cultivate these skills during four-year university education.