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Learning and career skills for the 21st Century

This is a list of learning and career skills needed in the 21st Century

A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century Learning and Work Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 16, 2014 While searching for some resources on a paper and writing on the 21st century learning skills I came across this skills checklist created by the university of UToledo. This checklist is meant to help students build powerful resumes outlining all the skills they master.

How to graduate globally competitive students | eSchool News | eSchool News

Microsoft executive Cameron Evans discusses the skills that students will need to succeed in the future-and how schools can teach these skills According to a recent report from the World Economic Forum, the United States now ranks fifth in the world in terms of national competitiveness, behind Switzerland, Singapore, Finland, and Germany.

The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic)

PRODUCTIVITY PLAYBOOK In just six years time, the skills you'll be looking for in star employees will be vastly different from those ideal in today's workers. Consider this your crystal ball. In the near future, smart machines and systems will automate many jobs that exist today, changing the nature of skills that are in high demand.

3 TED Talks On How Global Citizenship Is A 21st Century Skill - Edudemic

We've talked before about some of the newer skills necessary for students and teachers in the 21st century. Digital literacy - and all the elements contained within that term- is probably the buzzword you hear most often. And for good reason: today's young students are living in a largely digital, quickly evolving world that their teachers did ...

The Must-Have Habitudes of Effective 21st Century Leaders

"A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the quality of his actions and the integrity of his intent."

Employers' Challenge to Educators: Make School Relevant to Students' Lives

Business leaders and economic thinkers are worried that today's students aren't leaving school with the skills they'll need to succeed in the workplace. Representatives from tech companies and hiring experts are looking for applicants who show individuality, confidence in their abilities, ability to identify and communicate their strengths, and who are capable of thinking on their feet.

The 8 Must Have Skills for The 21st Century Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 23, 2014 Here is a wonderful little visual I came across through Edudemic which outlines the 8 skills students need in order to live up to the expectations of the future job market.

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future - Edudemic

This year's "The Learning Curve" report from Pearson takes a look at education across the globe. One of the main things the report does is rank the world's educational systems (which we'll talk about in a different post). What I find even more interesting is the focus on what skills current students need to meet ...

The report | Pearson | The Learning Curve

The value which education can provide through the inculcation of skills is enormous. Looking at economic outcomes alone, the OECD estimates that half of the economic growth in developing countries in the last decade came from better skills. How best to give those abilities to students is therefore a matter of great importance.

Ten In-Demand Soft Skills Vital for Career Success

By Dennis McCafferty | Posted 2014-05-08 Email Print Whether you're looking for a new job or hoping for a promotion with your current employer, it's important to bring strong technical skills to the table. But have you evaluated your command of soft skills lately? It would be unwise to dismiss these less-tangible but still important qualities.

The 9 Skills Students Must Master to Succeed ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 17, 2014 Of all the things I have read about the 21st century skills required for students success in today's info rich society, the visual below from edutopia captures the essence of these skills and touches on critical areas students need to work on to meet these skills.These skills

AASSA- Modern Skills, Literacies and Fluency Presentation

I am presenting at AASSA 2014- Association of American Schools in South America, here in São Paulo, Brazil today and tomorrow. Over 900 educators from South American schools (American and International) are here to REDEFINE RELEVANCE! Are the so called 21st century buzz words a cliche or yet another fad?