Spotlight 2020

21st Century Skills in Latin America and the Caribbean

This Spotlight highlights some of the most impactful and scalable education innovations in Latin America and the Caribbean focused on fostering essential 21st Century Skills in young people, like social-emotional skills, project-based learning, music, sports, and more.
In partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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In order for youth to thrive in the future, schools need to equip them with 21st-century skills needed for the modern life

 

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Supporting innovations promoting 21st century skills both inside and outside of formal education

There is a wealth of conversation around the world today on the future of the workplace and the skills required for children to thrive in that future. Most everyone can agree that the schools of today are not effectively preparing children for that workforce, but it’s much more difficult to predict what it will actually look like. Instead, perhaps we should be focusing on outlining a few key principles that will help people thrive in life no matter what happens. Without certain core abilities, even extreme knowledge or job-specific skills will not be worth much in the long run.

To address these issues, HundrED and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) conducted this Spotlight project with the goal of identifying and researching leading innovations that focus on 21st Century Skills in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Spotlight: 21st Century Skills in Latin America and the Caribbean

There is a wealth of conversation around the world today on the future of the workplace and the skills required for children to thrive in that future. Most everyone can agree that the schools of today are not effectively preparing children for that workforce, but it’s much more difficult to predict what it will actually look like. Instead perhaps we should be focusing on outlining a few key principles that will help people thrive in life no matter what happens. Without certain core abilities, even extreme knowledge or job-specific skills will not be worth much in the long run.

To address these issues, HundrED and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) conducted this Spotlight project with the goal of identifying and researching leading innovations that focus on 21st Century Skills in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Innovations

Explore education innovations recognized by HundrED as well as innovations from shared by the education community across the world.
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To be a Leader Project
We train young people with limited economic resources who have various social and cultural problems in our country. A program that accompanies them in their process of human development over time, to
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Education for Sharing (E4S)
E4S is an educational model focused on the holistic development of children, their teachers and parents through a playful methodology that follows the process of playing, reflecting and taking action.
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Y2YMH Toolbox (Youth2Youth Mental Health)
Coping with day-to-day challenges in a positive way is key for youth to flourish. The lack of a positive mental health is becoming a threat for young people to reach their full potential. The Y2YMH To
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SERES
Our mission is to cultivate and catalyze youth leaders to build more just and sustainable communities in Guatemala and El Salvador. Young people become influential and impactful leaders. By provid
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Puentes Educativos
Puentes Educativos is a project founded by Fundación 99 with the objective of strengthening schools as the basis of educational and social transformation for rural communities. We aim to provide equal
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Creating Together By Kids to Kids
Creating Together by By Kids to Kids is an innovative teaching methodology through which children exercise verbal, visual, gestural and auditory languages. Creating Together contributes to important a
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Fundación Mustakis
We deliver transformative opportunities and experiences that lead you to discover your greatness and develop your enormous potential. We seek to be a platform that awakens dreams and contributes to pe
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La Aldea: Stories to stay at home
This multi-platform curriculum based on fables aims to educate children in citizenship and socio-emotional skills, encouraging them to have fun while reflecting on their reality. During 2020, and in p
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Nube Lab
Artists work together with schools applying The Nube Method in curricular educational programs, as well as in different projects that amplify our influence on education, culture and art. We develop re
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MAIA Impact School
The MAIA Impact School is designed to connect the talents of rural indigenous girls with the opportunities of the 21st century. MAIA is redefining education in Guatemala by evidencing the transformati
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Self-sustaining School Model
Fundación Paraguaya's Self-sustaining school model, connects underprivileged young people with quality education. Through this learning experience, students thrive personally and professionally, and o
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Cámara Mágica Foundation
We rescue stories of cultural and educational importance to impact childhood and the local ecosystem from where stories emerge. We empower writers and illustrators around the world who give their tale
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Anseye Pou Ayiti (APA)
Anseye Pou Ayiti is working with Haitian communities to create a network of civic leaders and build an equitable education system based on shared history, values, and vision. We will equip 50,000 Hait
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aeioTU Educational Experience
The aeioTU Educational Experience is an innovative pedagogical curriculum aiming to develop the full potential of children under five, so that they can develop the skills necessary to change the cours
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Academias Ciencia Joven / ACJ
In Chile and Argentina, young people have low skills in science, mainly due to low opportunities in STEM and poor teacher training. Academia Ciencia Joven seeks to solve this by transforming education
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