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Education in focus 4: 21st century skills

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Find out why 21st century skills are important, and some of the considerations for curricula.

Preparing young people for the workplace they will find when finishing their education has, for some time now, cast a spotlight on what are often called 21st century skills. Interviewees in this episode explore why these skills are so important to the region, as well as some essential considerations when aiming to incorporate them into curricula. This topic is discussed by Tara Béteille, Senior Economist at the World Bank, Shankar Adhikari, Curriculum Officer, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Government of Nepal, and Dr Akanksha Bapna, Founder and CEO, Evaldesign.

The episode includes discussion of the following research and initiatives: