The Importance Of 21st Century Competencies

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The implication of 21st century competences in national curriculum. To help our students thrive in a fast-changing world, MOE has identified competencies that have become increasingly important in the 21st Century. What is a 21st century competence? Some organizations put the competitiveness of the 21st century defined as lifelong learning, the key competences and 21st century skills and 21st century learning. 21st century competences 21st century competences means students or the future country ownership will be able to to use digital technology, communication tools, and networks to access, manage, integrate, evaluate, and create information in order to function in a knowledge society. They also able to be aware of social and cultural…show more content…
Compete with others, students must have the ability to purposefully reflect and make judgments/actions in diverse, and sometimes complex, situations, the ability to work through the details of a problem to reach a solution, the ability to think and/or act innovatively and the ability to value quality and work efficiently to achieve it.

Based on the study of article of Voogt and Roblin, which aim to synthesize literature about various policy frameworks that were developed to support the curricular integration of 21st century competences. It needs to find out that 21st century competences are distinguished in the various models, do the models address implications for the implementation of 21st century competences in the curriculum and do the models address ways in which 21st century competences can be assessed?

There are 8 frameworks for 21st century competences. First is partnership for 21st century skills, developed in the US with the goal of positioning 21st century competences at the centre of K12 education. Their main focuses are identification and definition of 21st century skills, implementation issues and considerations for
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The main focus is identification and definition of 21st century skills/competences. Key competences for lifelong learning a European reference framework developed within the Education and Training 2010 work programme. The main focus of this framework is identification and definition of 21st century skills or competences.

The last framework is ICT competency framework for teachers. The main focus of this framework is identification and definition of ICT competences. The framework was specifically designed to improve teachers’ practice by providing guidelines for teacher education and training with a focus on ICT competences and on emergent views in pedagogy, curriculum, and school organization.

Implication for teaching and learning and assessment Perhaps one of the most controversial issues concerning the implementation of 21st century competences is how to define their role and place within the

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