We’re told jobs requiring science and maths skills are growing faster than others. But industry reports also highlight human skills will be more important in the age of automation.
From the biggest ‘wicked’ problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they’re good at this, but they aren’t. Here’s what could help.
When politicians caution against student strikes for climate action, they are going against the aims of Australia’s curriculum to develop citizens with a social conscience, willing to take action.
Block subjects at university are receiving a lot of attention, but research says they may not be as effective for learning.
The recently released Gonski report contains a recommendation to supporting teacher collaboration. Researchers in Queensland have been conducting research on how design thinking can foster this.
Research shows play-based learning programs enhance children’s learning outcomes and teaches them skills relevant to the 21st century, such as problem-solving and creativity.
In this book extract, Iram Siraj explains how to help kids get a leg up in a digital world by teaching them communication and other essential 21st century skills young.
Despite the hype about STEM skills, research shows interpersonal, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills will make you more employable in the 21st century.
Creative makerspaces in Ontario schools weave passion with digital technologies to teach 21st century skills.
A large number of adult learners are going back to community colleges to acquire new skills. Are they acquiring the skills necessary for today’s technology-rich job environments?
Researchers found students’ test scores in science, writing, math and English language arts improved significantly when they were provided with laptops. The benefits were not limited to test scores.
A recent report, Turning the Tide, urges colleges and universities to reexamine their admissions process. What about measuring creativity?