Skills for a changing world: national perspectives and the global movement


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The Skills for a Changing World project presents evidence of a movement of education systems globally toward a more explicit focus on a broad range of skills that the 21st century society needs and demands. The issues surrounding this, particularly in the context of within-country social and economic changes, are brought to light in this report by a study of education stakeholders in four countries: Mexico, South Africa, Kenya, and the Philippines. Through interviews and focus groups, parents, community members, teachers, teacher trainers, and education administration and policy...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Culture and society; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Governance; Research

Keywords: Skill analysis; Skill development; Skill needs; Attitude; Perception

Geographic subjects: Mexico; North America; Kenya; South Africa; Africa; Philippines; Asia

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Brookings Institution, 2017

Physical description: 70 p. (report) + [3] p. (executive summary)

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 128.315

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