Future Frontiers analytical report: key skills for the 21st century

Professor Stephen Lamb and his team from Victoria University's Centre for International Research on Education Systems investigate the evidence for 21st century skills and how they might be best taught and assessed.

The report investigates nine commonly identified skills:

  • Critical thinking

  • Creative thinking

  • Metacognition

  • Problem solving

  • Collaboration

  • Motivation

  • Self-efficacy

  • Conscientiousness

  • Perseverance

This report investigates the evidence for these 21st century skills and how they might be best taught and assessed.

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