Adapting Israel's Education System for the Challenges of the 21st Century

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  • Cover Type: Policy Paper 130 - English Abstract
  • Number Of Pages: 6 Pages
  • Center: Center for Governance and the Economy

In the 21st century, the education system must change its emphasis from studying defined material and learning by rote, to imparting those competencies, thereby enabling students to contend with a changing world throughout their lifetime. Findings based on a meta-analysis of a large number of studies indicate that these include: information management, critical thinking, creativity and innovation, problem solving, collaboration, communication, technical skills, selfdirection, lifelong learning, ethical and cultural awareness, and flexibility.