Draft white paper 1: defining 21st century skills

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The Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills (ATC21S) project was conducted by the University of Melbourne and funded by Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, and the founder countries, Australia, Finland, Singapore and the US. This white paper is one of a number written to form the basis for subsequent work on the ATC21S project. It outlines high-priority 21st-century skills with examples of how they apply to real-world situations. It also investigates examples of assessment tasks and scoring rubrics that would provide evidence of students' levels of mastery. The authors have organised the 10...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Assessment; Literacy; Culture and society; Career development

Keywords: Skill analysis; Skill needs; Interpersonal competence; Creative thinking skill; Critical thinking skill; Communication skill; Problem solving skill; Cultural awareness; Career awareness; Information literacy; Technological literacy

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills, University of Melbourne, 2010

Physical description: v, 65 p.

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White papers from the ATC21S project may be found at: http://atc21s.org/index.php/resources/white-papers/

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 113.428

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