We try to keep up to date with any changes, advances and opinions concerning 21st Century Education, generated outside the Effective Education for Employment project. Those reports, media and web pages listed below have been identified by our team, but if you know of others we should be looking at Get involved.

 

Fiscal Efficiency and Vocational Education Countries [Open link]

Source Organization: World Bank
Date of Publication: 2008
Summary: This report explores the fiscal aspects of vocational education reform in the context of secondary education as a whole...

Exploring Vocational Education Reforms [Open link]

Source Organization: International Institute for Educational Planning
Date of Publication: 2004
Summary: This paper discusses the fact that in recent years, the debate on the knowledge...

Public Private Partnerships in Vocational Education and Training: International Examples and Models [Open link]

Source Organization: World Bank
Summary: This memo provides some introduction to the issue of social partnerships or employer involvement in vocational education and training, and describes the...

Talking about 21st Century Skills [Open link]

Source Organization: Frame Works Institute
Date of Publication: 2010
Summary: Although the 21st Century skill concept is a critical one, FrameWorks research shows it is not necessarily...

CTE: Education for a Strong Economy [Open link]

Source Organization: National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium and the Association for Career and Technical Education
Location: United States
Summary:...

Excerpts from “Problem-Based Learning: The Foundation for 21st Century Skills” [Open link]

Source Organization: More Curious Minds
Date of Publication: 2010
Summary: The increased complexity of these challenges makes it all the more important that we do a better job preparing our...

Cultivating 21st Century Skills in Science Learners: How systems of teacher preparation and professional development will have to evolve [Open link]

Source Organization: National Academies of Science
Location: United States
Date of Publication: 2009
Summary: In this document I offer recommendations for the design of teacher...

Essential Skills to Getting a Job [Open link]

Source Organization: U.S. Department of Labor
Location: United States
Date of Publication: 2008
Summary: What do employers look for in new employees? It may not be what some young job...

Education and employment in OECD countries [Open link]

Source Organization: UNESCO: International Institute for Educational Planning
Date of Publication: 2008
Summary: In this booklet, the author looks at the relationship between education and...

Educational and Employment Outcomes of Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Program Alumni [Open link]

Source Organization: United States Department of Education
Location: United States
Date of Publication: 2008
Summary: This report presents findings from a study of the Ronald E. McNair...