21st Century Skills Concepts

What is meant by "21st century skills?" How do they relate to what I should be teaching in my classroom? These are just some of the questions that you might be asking when you hear the term "21st century skills." In this series of tutorials, we will present what we mean by the terminology and how it relates to the models and frameworks that have been developed by other organisations. After viewing each of the tutorials, we hope you will be able to answer:

  • What are the common themes and concepts that tie all the models and frameworks together?
  • What is meant by "21st century skills" and why is knowing about them important?
  • What does the concept or skill look like in practice?
  • How can I make it work in my classroom?
In addition, you'll be introduced to the tools and resources available on this site for furthering your own professional development and transforming your own classroom.

Tutorial series by Philip K. Harmer

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