How does a Danish school teach 21st-century skills?

Education policymakers worldwide recognize that students need a broad range of skills such as creativity, collaboration, real problem-solving, critical thinking in order to thrive in the future. But what does it mean in practice? My blog aims at providing concrete examples about “how to teach 21st-century skills”. That is why I met Karen, one of Read more about How does a Danish school teach 21st-century skills?[…]

A concrete example of how to add a layer of 21st-century skills to lesson plans

This is a guest post by Myles Klynhout who is a freelance English language teacher, and teacher-trainer based in Helsinki. His main areas of interest are task-based methodologies and the use of technology in the classroom. He is a member of Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona, one of the first cooperatives of English teachers, materials designers, Read more about A concrete example of how to add a layer of 21st-century skills to lesson plans[…]

Codam: a new coding school in Amsterdam with no teachers, no college fee, no qualifications required

Coding is one of the 21st-century skills and encompasses other key skills such as creativity, cooperation, problem-solving, critical thinking, communicating in a universal language, etc. I went to Amsterdam to meet Corinne Vigreux: TomTom co-founder, the navigation and map-making company. I wanted to learn more about Codam, a new coding college that just opened.  Corinne is Read more about Codam: a new coding school in Amsterdam with no teachers, no college fee, no qualifications required[…]

10 key facts to understand the context of Nordics school system

Nordics are particularly fascinating when it comes to Education.  Before publishing my first articles, I thought it was necessary to share key indicators about the Nordics to better understand these countries context and how France relates to them.  This post is only descriptive.  European integration Amongst the Nordic countries previously mentioned, only Finland belongs to the Read more about 10 key facts to understand the context of Nordics school system[…]