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Assessing 21st-Century Skills and Competencies Around the World

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  • Today, Measuring 21st Century Competencies, a new report developed out of Asia Society's Global Cities Education Network, focuses on just that question. 
  • The Network is comprised of urban school systems working together on overcoming common education challenges. 
  • The participating cities are Denver, Hong Kong, Houston, Lexington, Melbourne, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Toronto. 
  • Asia Society's Vivien Stewart explains the context that gave rise to this report.


By Vivien Stewart

The world is changing at seemingly breakneck speed. Around the globe, a wide-ranging debate is taking place about what knowledge and skills are most important for the increasingly diverse, interconnected, and innovation-oriented societies of the 21st century. Read More Here