2. A growing number of business leaders,
and educators are united around the idea
that students need "21st century skills" to
be successful today. The creation of a 21st
century education system is making
sure that all students are prepared to
face the competitive world and fast-
changing societies, to become active and
contributing members of society.
3. In order to prepare students to play
their role in the 21st century society,
the following can be considered when
deciding how education will look in our
schools and classrooms.
4. INSTRUCTION SHOULD BE
Students will need to be able to acquire new information
as problems arise, then connect the new information with
the knowledge they already have and apply it to solving
the problem at had.
Students “learned how to learn” on their own, encouraging
new learning styles and enhance their sense of motivation
The teacher would act as a facilitator for the students.
5. EDUCATION SHOULD BE
Students should be encouraged to work together to
discover information, piece it together and construct
meaning and collaboration should be dynamic.
Schools should also be collaborating with other
educational institutions around the world to share
information and learn about different methods that have
6. LEARNING SHOULD HAVE CONTEXT
Students are encouraged to learn in different ways, the
teacher still provides guidance as to the skills that need to
acquired, and find the value of learning something.
Lessons must have any impact in a student’s life outside
of the school and technology is a tool that allows students
to develop valuable research skills, which they can
transplant at high levels of education.
7. THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN 21ST CENTURY
A. TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS FOR 24/7 ACCESS TO
B. CONSTANT SOCIAL INTERACTION; AND
C. EASILY CREATED AND SHARED DIGITAL
8. TECHNOLOGY AS A FUNDAMENTAL BUILDING
USE TECHNOLOGY COMPREHENSIVELY TO
DEVELOP PROFICIENCY IN 21ST CENTURY SKILLS.
Knowledge of core content should be used comprehensively
to communicate, collaborate, analyze, create, innovate and
solve problems and where technology helps students
develop 21st century skills.
9. TECHNOLOGY AS A FUNDAMENTAL BUILDING
USE TECHNOLGY COMPREHENSIVELY TO
SUPPORT INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND
Schools need to offer more rigorous, relevant and engaging
opportunities for students to learn and to apply their
knowledge and skills in meaningful ways and where
technology supports new, research-based approaches in
teaching and learning.
10. TECHNOLOGY AS A FUNDAMENTAL BUILDING
USE TECHNOLOGY COMPREHENSIVELY TO
CREATE ROBUST EDUCATION SUPPORT SYSTEMS.
Teachers and administrators need training, tools and
proficiency in 21st century skills to be effective in schools
and classrooms and where technology transforms
standards & assessment, curriculum & instruction,
professional development, learning environments, and
12. IMPROVEMENT OF
By developing the theories of teaching, finding
out the different variables of teaching, their
interlinks, effects upon each other and etc.,
Educational Technology analyses the process of
teaching thoroughly and helps in improving the
quality of education.
13. ANALYSIS OF THE
To establish better relationship between teaching
and learning, Educational Technology aims at
analyzing the process of teaching-learning
thoroughly and evaluating the principles of
teaching and maxims of teaching.
14. IMPROVEMENT OF
To facilitate more and more of learning in less
time, Educational Technology analyses the
process of learning and the related theories and
takes the help of various empirically established
generalizations from different fields of
15. ENCHANCING GOALS OF
Educational Technology helps in finding out the
right objectives and in the enhancement of right
objectives in the light of the changed
circumstances and changed environment, where
the objectives are being reviewed and revised
time to time.
16. TRAINING TO TEACHERS
To cope up with the changed type of
environment with new curriculum and new
materials, a right type training is needed for the
teachers who will handle it, and where
Educational Technology can render its valuable
help in the training of teachers also.
17. DEVELOPMENT OF
To come up with a suitable type of curriculum
that will help in the attainment of goals,
Educational Technology can do this job of
developing a suitable curriculum, a total
teaching-learning environment, which is modified
and remodeled in the light of latest thoughts.
18. DEVELOPMENT OF
To modify the behavior of the learner suitably
making him a fit person for the society, teaching-
learning materials should be in accordance with
the environment of the learner, where everything
in the society, including the values of life must be
reflected in the materials.
For every teacher, the knowledge of strategies is
a must, since strategies plays an important role
in the hands of a teacher in every teaching-
learning situation and has to be the right one,
according to the materials and bring about the
effective teaching learning.
20. DEVELOPMENT OF AUDIO-
To achieve the goals of education more
conveniently, Audio Visual aids should be used
according to the times and play an important role
in the teaching-learning process, and where
computer assisted instructions must be use in
the present type of teaching-learning
environment, that will help the learner as well as
21. HELP IN OVERALL
Through feedback, evaluation of the teaching-
learning process and things are improved
thoroughly, and there is a better control over the
process of education and where Educational
Technology helps in locating the problems in
different areas of education and revolutionize the
whole process of teaching-learning.
22. IDENTIFICATION OF NEEDS
OF THE COMMUNITY
To improve the community in every possible way,
Educational Technology identifies the needs of
the community, helps in providing equal
education opportunities to backward people,
disadvantaged students and deprived sections of
the society and aims at identifying the needs of
the community from time to time.