21ST Century Skills and Sustainability

  • Ms. Seema, Dr. Mahima Gupta, Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sharma


Sustainability has been interpreted in many ways based on requirements from different aspects, application domains and objectives. Sustainability as a whole stand on three pillars as environmental sustainability, economic sustainability and social sustainability. Sustainable Development (SD) is the outcome of sustainability in its all the three pillars. Education is considered as most important and fundamental domain to achieve sustainable development, as has been proposed andreflectedby the new 2030 agenda for sustainable development (as adopted on 25 September 2015 by the UN General Assembly). 21st century skills are the skills that are basic requirement for overall development of the students in their K-12 stage and are helpful in leading a successfullife. The basic educational skills like learning skills, literary skills and life skills are required to be instilled in a blended form of learning in school curriculum. Such kind of blended learning focused on development of these skills provide  support and act as a means and tool for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

How to Cite
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sharma, M. S. D. M. G. (2019). 21ST Century Skills and Sustainability. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 28(16), 507 - 513. Retrieved from https://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/1818