Measuring 21st-century skills

CB101515To remain competitive in an increasingly global, knowledge-based economy, today’s employers need graduates who are adept at so-called “21st-century skills” such as using information and communications technology (ICT) to gather and assess information, collaborate, innovate, think critically, and solve problems. Yet, in meeting this need, educators face a few key challenges: How can they teach these skills to students in the context of the core curriculum? And, how can they measure students’ attainment of these skills?

With the generous support of, the editors of eSchool News have compiled this collection of stories from our archives, along with other relevant resources from around the web, to help you and your staff best answer these questions in your own schools.

–The Editors