In the Skills Foundation, we believe that the effective use of technology is only one element of a 21st century education. Schools still require that students master core academic subjects, but we propose that the content be infused and enhanced with themes and skills that are vital ingredients to success in the 21st century.
The New Media Consortium (www.nmc.org) in a recent report has identified a number of key current and emerging technologies that are fast becoming central to modern learning environments. Here in the Foundation, we are working with a number of partner companies to develop education solutions which leverage these new and emerging technologies.
The key technologies are: