Worldwide, there is a mismatch between the skills needed for open positions in the labor market and those of available workers. Vivien Stewart shares what the world's largest education system is doing to raise the quality of its workforce.
The American cities of New York, Denver, and Seattle, as well as the Asian cities of Singapore, Hiroshima, Shanghai, and Seoul, share their strategies and challenges in integrating 21st-century competencies into their school systems.
The Future of Education in Asia brought together leaders from education, business, and policy to discuss connections between the educational investments and economic growth in Asia, with a keynote by Nobel Laureate Dr. James Heckman.
Apprenticeships can engage students, prepare them with 21st century skills for high-demand, high-skilled jobs, and allow them to pursue higher education and training. Switzerland has one of the best models in the world.
With the adoption of the Common Core State Standards, there is an opportunity for afterschool and youth development organizations to play a role in shaping 21st-century skills and supporting academic progress for children and youth.
As part of Asia Society's Instructional Videos for Chinese Language Teachers: TEQ Series, this video features an edited 30-minute classroom lesson interspersed with commentary and paired with a lesson plan and interviews.