New vision for education: fostering social and emotional learning through technology


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World Economic Forum


In 2015, the World Economic Forum published a report that focused on the pressing issue of the 21st-century skills gap and ways to address it through technology (New Vision for Education: Unlocking the Potential of Technology). In that report, we defined a set of 16 crucial proficiencies for education in the 21st century. Those skills include six 'foundational literacies', such as literacy, numeracy and scientific literacy, and 10 skills that we labelled either 'competencies' or 'character qualities'. In our current report, we follow up on our 2015 report by exploring how these...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Culture and society

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; Cultural awareness; Social aspects; Learning process; Future

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2016

Physical description: 35 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 119.985

'New vision for education: unlocking the potential of technology' is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 119.985.

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 130.156

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