“Education in the 21st century is a high stakes enterprise. Our students compete on a global stage and they need new skills to prepare them for further study and jobs – many of which have not yet been created. They need skills we call the 4Cs: creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking. The rate of change in technology and in society is so rapid that to prepare young people to live, work and be successful in the 21st century, they will need the ability to think both creatively and critically, problem-solve and work collaboratively.”
As teachers juggle the ever-increasing demands of their profession, they are being asked to prepare their students for jobs that have not yet been created.
What an overwhelming concept!
How can teachers equip their students for this Brave New World?
Film-making is a perfect vehicle for students to develop the skills necessary to live, work and be successful in the 21st Century.
Here are the top 10 reasons why film-making caters for 21st Century Learning.