About ATC21S

The Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S) was a research project that proposed ways of assessing 21st-century skills and encouraged teaching and adopting those skills in the classroom.

Purpose » Empowering students to succeed with the skills essential
for the 21st-century workplace.

Team » Transforming education requires a multistakeholder partnership to make a scalable and sustainable difference.

Timeline » Follow the initiative’s progress from research to delivery.

Innovations » Delivering a framework for assessment and teaching of 21st-century skills can be a powerful foundation for reform.

  • ATC21S White Papers »

    ATC21S’ foundational research, written by more than 60 of the world’s top education researchers.
  • 21st-Century Skills »

    Learn about the critical skills students need to be successful in the digital age and beyond.
  • Watch Our Videos »

    Streaming video content featuring experts from around the globe.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Find answers to frequently asked questions about ATC21S.

    Read Our FAQs »
  • Acknowledgments

    We acknowledge that many people have contributed to our joint success.

    Acknowledgments List »
  • Progress

    Read our Project Update Reports to learn more about the progress being made.

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