ERIC Number: EJ558974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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The Future Isn't What it Used to Be: Student Competencies for the 21st Century.
Day, Sheryl L.; Koorland, Mark A.
Contemporary Education, v69 n1 p34-40 Fall 1997
This educational-futures literature review examines essential skills students will need to function in an increasingly sophisticated work environment, noting implications for students with disabilities. Results highlight 12 competencies needed to succeed in the future work world. The competencies relate to general skills rather than rigidly defined, specialized skills. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Communication Skills, Cultural Pluralism, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Mathematics Skills, Minimum Competencies, Relevance (Education), Secondary School Students, Skill Development, Thinking Skills, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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