Research project Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S)
Tuesday, 28 June 2011
By Merja Sjöblom, TIEKE Finnish Information Society Development Centre, Finland
The Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S) is a research project that proposes ways of assessing 21st-century skills and encourages teaching and adopting those skills in the classroom.
Finland is a research partner in this project, where six countries working together: Finland, Australia, UK, Portugal, Singapore and USA. According to results learning to collaborate with others and connect through technology are essential skills in a knowledge-based economy.
ATC21S started with a group of more than 250 researchers across 60 institutions worldwide who categorized 21st-century skills internationally into four broad categories:
Learn more from http://atc21s.org