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What Are 21st-Century Skills?

What Are 21st-Century Skills?
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: Ways of thinking. Creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making and learningWays of working. Communication and collaborationTools for working. Information and communications technology (ICT) and information literacySkills for living in the world. The ATC21S project has now moved from conceptual to practical, working with two skills that span all four categories: Collaborative problem-solving.

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