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21st Century Learning

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21st Century Learning

April 28, 2008

Cisco's vision is to help transform education so that it is relevant to the needs of 21st century learners, educators, and organizations. This will require a shift in the way teachers teach, leaders lead, and students learn. Technology will play a critical role in the development of engaging curricula and meaningful assessments to equip learners with 21st century skills such as creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. The end goal is the systemic improvement of both the quality and accessibility of education throughout the world.



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