Twenty-First Century Learning
  
Description
  
A pivotal document from the OECD (2010) which  seeks to answer the question:  "What should schooling, teaching and, most especially, learning look like in this rapidly changing world?"
  
This document describes a transformative vision for education from Education Reimagined (2015), and the need for a re-evaluation of our system to prepare students to thrive in the worlds of today and tomorrow.
  
(2018) Harvard researchers (Watkins, Peterson & Mehta) published their white paper about the framework of Deeper Learning.  They are currently working to transform educational system design to develop systemic, equitable, deeper learning for all.
  
This summary paper from Richardson and Dixon (2017) at Modern Learners makes the compelling case for the need to re-imagine education for the future.
  
(2017) Hattie's research (1,400 meta-analyses of 80,000 studies, over 300 million students on what works best in education) shows that teachers working collaboratively, building Collective Teacher Efficacy results in the highest effect size (1.57).
  
BC's Curriculum - Orientation Guide.  This .pdf from the Ministry of Education provides an overview of our province's new curriculum.
  
(2018) From the World Economic Forum, "The Future of Jobs Report" is lengthy, but Part 1 focuses on workplace trends (especially skills needed) leading to 2022.  The implications of which are obvious for education systems.
  
(2019) This brand new report "speaks to the skills that Canada’s labour market will demand in a range of possible futures."  Researchers speak about changing trends that will directly impact our childrens' futures in the world of work.
  
(2019) This report from the OECD in partnership with the UK based charity Education and Employers offers a glimpse into how children see their future, and the skills needed to thrive throughout their lives.
  
(2019) The OECD Learning Compass 2030, a product of the OECD Future of Education and Skills 2030 project, is an evolving learning framework that sets out an aspirational vision for the future of education.
  
(2015) Earl and Timperley's OECD Working Paper argues that evaluative thinking processes within iterative learning cylces, rather than simple measurement and quantification, is more effective to move innovation in schools forward.
  
(2019) This document was created by the district's Instructional Leadership Team providing a summary of the philosophy, research, and best practices around creating cultures of thinking in Mathematics.
  
(2019) This document was created by the district's Instructional Leadership Team and it speaks to how our mindsets as educators influence our actions and shapes our mindsets around creating powerful learning environments for our learners.
  
This is the summary report from the 2018 PISA assessment by Andreas Schleicher (OECD).
  
(2020) From the World Economic Forum, this paper seeks to define new models of education that can equip children with the skills to create a more inclusive, cohesive and productive world.

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