Competencies of the future

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The future of education requires a focus on key competencies that students will need to flourish, developing their uniquely human qualities that are unlikely to be replaced by technology. This page highlights research on an initial set of “Competencies of the future”.

In this research, the Center for Assessment conducted literature reviews to understand the science behind each competency (what is known so far and what is not known), from which the IB can carry out further research and also develop support for teachers and schools to understand what these competencies look like and how best to improve them.