Read an overview of the elements included in the professional practice 'Promoting 21st century skills'.

Resources for Promoting 21st century skills
28 September, 2018
Post-truth, fake news, alternative facts, truth isn’t truth… there is no doubt that when future historians look back at this time, one of the main themes will be the strange relationship between...
23 March, 2011
What is mobile learning, or m-learning?
19 February, 2019
This paper investigates the development of intercultural citizenship and its relationship to English language use among international students in the UK. 
31 August, 2017
“How did you do that?” This is a question I have been asked a few times in my career when using an element of technology in my lessons.
23 June, 2017
This publication provides innovative ideas for teaching creatively while raising awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
28 April, 2016
Our education systems, and the young people within them, face some daunting challenges.  
5 November, 2015
Although you will often see twenty-first century skills and digital literacy referred to as one and the same thing in much of the literature, there is a considerable difference between the two. 
5 November, 2015
When I grew up and went to school in the seventies and eighties, discussions of literacy and numeracy were limited to what we used to call the ‘three Rs’ (reading, (w)riting and (a)rithmetic), but...
9 December, 2013
They say that every picture tells a story. They are completely wrong. 
Digital literacies: What are they and why should we care? - methodology article - guest writers
21 February, 2013
In most UK schools new media literacy skills now supplement the more traditional 3 Rs (reading, writing and 'rithmatic). In Australia schools teach 'digital literacy skills', and in the USA there...
3 September, 2012
Our latest tip looks at ‘Critical thinking’. Watch Alister using the map of the world with his young learner class to encourage greater critical thinking in language learning.
26 October, 2011
Gavin Dudeney asks 'What is digital literacy?' and considers its implications for teachers. October 2011, Bournemouth.
15 July, 2010
This is the second of Fitch O'Connell's two articles for the site as Guest Writer. You can find the first article here.
10 November, 2008
This 54-page booklet comprises a collection of papers with contributions from leading researchers on global citizenship in language education in several corners of the globe.