International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

International Journal of Advanced Educational Research


International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)

Need for 21st century curriculum


Karuna, Anirudh Kodavatiganti

To meet the demands of the 21st century, students need to know to use their knowledge and skills-by thinking critically, applying knowledge to new situations, analyzing information, comprehending new ideas, communicating, collaborating, solving problems, and making decisions. This study emphasizes the importance of incorporating ICT into education from the lower grades up towards learning for the 21st Century & also points that the curriculum must connect the students’ academic learning experiences with the world beyond the class room. The present study deals with the teacher perspectives on the design of the curriculum for the present day and emphasizes the fact that the curriculum must incorporate multiple literacies, promote inventive thinking & active learning and must also address student diversity. As per this study, majority of the educators are of the view that education and curriculum of 21st century should be based on critical thinking and problem solving, quickness and adaptability should also be its basic instinct.
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