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Three focal points for skill formation systems in the 21st century

  • Author(s): Desjardins, R
  • Editor(s): Meng, CM
  • Huijgen, TG
  • et al.
Abstract

Strong and shared growth increasingly depend on the capacity of nations to develop, deploy and upgrade the skills of their citizens. Within this context, the following places an emphasis on three focal points for education systems in the 21st century. The first focus is on essential skills. The second focus is on the effectiveness of impact of education on economic and social outcomes. The third focus is on the dynamic elements of skill formation and skill use.

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