21skills

Skill building at the moment of need

communicating

collaborating

critically thinking

creativity

 

WHY 21 SKILLS?

The Framework for 21st Century Learning research indicates that workplace readiness gaps are prevalent in today's employees. Whether coming directly from high school, community college or a university, employees with gaps in the 4C's of Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking are creating unique challenges for today's employers.

 
 
 

COMMUNICATION

“64% of employers said that new graduates possess average or below-average communication skills (compared to 45% who said the same of experienced workers.”
 

CREATIVITY

“81% of senior executives identified creativity as “very important” for four-year college graduates, yet only 21% of respondents rated these candidates as having “excellent” creativity and innovation skills.”
 
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CRITICAL THINKING:

“81% of companies surveyed placed a strong emphasis on the ability to think critically.”