Through national and international research, the QCAA has identified and defined the set of skills students need in the 21st century. Along with literacy and numeracy, these 21st century skills are the underpinning factors that shape the development of the General syllabuses.
The following written resources are provided to strengthen understanding about the skills students require in the 21st century:
- 21st century skills for senior curriculum: A position paper (PDF, 82.2 KB)
- 21st century skills: Explanations of associated skills (PDF, 89.7 KB)
- 21st century skills: Preparing students for a changing world (PDF, 1.5 MB)
The following videos explore the idea of the skills students require in the 21st century: