The use of ICTs help prepare individuals for the workplace of future. EnGauge of the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (U.S.) has identified what it calls “21st Century Skills,”which includes digital age literacy (consisting of functional literacy,visual literacy, scientific literacy, technological literacy, information literacy, cultural literacy,and global awareness), inventive thinking, higher-order thinking and sound reasoning, effective communi-
cation, and high productivity. Source :http://www.apdip.net/publications/iespprimers/eprimer-edu.pdf
The 21st Century Learner By Kim Confino
Information & Digital Literacy: Life Long Learning (LLL)
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The Foundation for Critical Thinking http://www.criticalthinking.org/index.cfm aims to improve education in every subject at every level.For those beginning or seeking to strengthen their understanding of critical thinking.
OpenCourseWare on critical thinking, logic, and creativity:
This educational web site provides over 100 free online tutorials on critical thinking, logic, scientific reasoning, creativity, and other aspects of thinking skills. Our online tutorials have been used by universities, community colleges, and high schools across the world. Click on following image to go to resource.
Click on following image to acess free resources of Communication Skill from Vocational Information Centre.
Big6 for Information or ICT Literacy:
You can do BIG things with Big6 Skills! Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information. Some call it information literacy, information communication, or ICT skills.( Click on following image to go to Big6 Resource)
The Center for Media Literacy (CML) is an educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources nationally and internationally. Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture (Click on Following to go to this Resource)