For this second episode of the podcast Nuance in educationMarc-André Girard questions what competencies are for the 21st century. There are indeed several reference systems that refer to them, and finding one's way through them is no small task!
Marc-Andre gives a voice to those who promote these skills and also makes room for those who warn educators against such models. In particular, he called on professor Margarida Romero to talk about these skills and explain which ones she and her team consider necessary.
Essentially, the thesis is that schools are not keeping up with the pace of change in society, and so the idea behind these skills is to address the concern to better prepare students for the challenges that await them in this century.
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