Friday, September 11, 2009
The 21st Century Skills Movement (ASCD)
Since 2002, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills ahs been the leading advocacy organization in the US, focused on infusing 21st-centruy skills into education. The Framework for 21st Century Learning, the result of a concensus among hundreds of stakeholders, describing the skills, knowledge and expertise students need to succeed in work and life. P21 Chairwoman Paige Johnson, writing in the September issue of Educational Leadership, covers the four framework components and describes the types of skills and knowledge for student success in the 21st century.