P21 Skills (Detailed Framework)

This page is dedicated to helping us understand the concept of 21st Century Learning Skills. All of this information comes from the http://www.p21.org website.

  • A Simple Description: The skills, knowledge and expertise students must master to succeed in work and life in a globally interconnected society.
  • An OverviewClick here for a two page summary.

The 21st Century Core Themes

  • Global Awareness
  • Financial, Economic, Business & Entrepreneurial Literacy
  • Civic Literacy
  • Health Literacy
  • Environmental Literacy

The 21st Century Core Skills

I. Learning and Innovation Skills:

II. Life and Career Skills:

  • Flexibility & Adaptability
  • Inititive & Self Direction
  • Social & Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Productivity & Accountability
  • Leadership & Responsibility

III. Information, Media & Technology Skills:

  • Information Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • Information, Communication & Technology Literacy (ICT)

21st Century Skills MapsClick here for all the content specific maps with examples, activities and content alignment.

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