Curricular landscape for the 21 st century
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Curricular landscape for the 21 st century Curricular landscape for the 21 st century Presentation Transcript

  • CURRICULAR LANDSCAPE ST FOR THE 21 CENTURY Curriculum for the 21st Century Teaching and Learning
  •  What curricula should the schools have for the 21st Century?  What are the skills needed 21st Century curriculum?  What to address the are the values reflective of the needs for the 21st Century teaching and learning?
  • 21ST CENTURY LEARNERS  Collaborative, networkers and communicators  Adaptive and creative  Information, media and technology savvy  Partial to instant gratification  Reliant on media in its various forms
  • EMERGING CURRICULA FOR THE ST CENTURY 21 LEARNERS “bold that breaks away from the mold”
  • Learning to know Learning to do Learning to be Learning to live together
  • WHEN? Time is allocated according to the learning need. WHERE? WHAT? Learning takes place in a range of context and settings. Learning activities are selected to promote the aims of the curriculum and to maximise leaner‟s progress. THE LEARNER Curriculum Blueprint for the 21st Century Learning activities are arranged to help all learners meet the curriculum and achieve well. WHO? HOW? A range of people are involved in providing the learning experience. Methods and approaches fit the needs of learners and the ways in which they learn.
  • KEY CHARACTERISTICS Integrated, Interdisciplinary Globalization Student-centered Technoligies & Media oriented Research-driven Co-development Multi-cultural Sustainable Enhance 21st Century skills
  • SKILLS FOR THE ST 21 CENTURY TEACHERS AND LEARNERS
  • Literacy Numeracy Information and Communication Technology competence Ethical behaviour Personal and social competence Intercultural understanding
  • 21ST CENTURY SKILL SETS AND KEY DEVELOPMENT AREAS FOR STUDENTS CLUSTER OF SKILLS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY SPECIFIC DESCRIPTORS Learning and Innovation Skills • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving • Creativity and Innovation • Oral and Written Communications Knowledge, Information, Media and Technology Literacy Skills • Content Mastery • Information Literacy • Media Literacy • ICT Literacy Life Skills • Flexibility and Adaptability • Initiative and Self-Direction • Teamwork and Collaboration • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills • Productivity and Accountability • Leadership and Responsibility Citizenship Skills • Valuing of Diversity • Global Awareness • Ecological and Environmental Awareness • Values, Ethics and Professionalism By Singapore Ministry of Education
  • FIVE MINDS OF THE FUTURE (HOWARD GARDNER) THE DISCIPLINED MIND THE SYNTHESIZING MIND THE CREATING MIND THE RESPECTFUL MIND THE ETHICAL MIND
  • MAIN ASPECTS OF DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY Areas Main Considerations 21st Century Literacies •Information Literacies and Knowledge Building •Media •Multi-cultural 21st Century Learning •„a learning environment that is participatory, inclusive & valuing diversity, thus enhancing student-teacher relationship‟ 21st Century Curriculum and Instruction instruction in 21st century needs to take on an integrated approach, helping students understand how to access, evaluate, synthesize, and contribute to information
  • CORE VALUES AT THE HEART OF THE 21ST CENTURY CURRICULUM
  •  Respect – belief in self-worth and intrinsic worth of others  Responsibility – duty to himself, family, community, nation and the world  Integrity – upholds ethical principles and has the moral courage to stand up for what is right  Care – acts with kindness and compassion that contribute to the betterment of the community and the world  Resilience – emotional strength to manifest courage, optimism, adaptability and resourcefulness  Harmony – seeks inner happiness and promotes social cohesion through unity in diversity in multicultural society