Developing 21st century competencies and dispositions through project-based learning: A comparative study of schools in Japan and Singapore

Project Number
Benesse Corpn-Japan-Spore Innovative Sch

Project Duration
February 2016 - December 2017

Status
In-Progress

Abstract
This study is part of Japan Innovative Schools Network 2030 (ISN2030) project supported by OECD and funded by Japan Ministry of Education. The overall goal of ISN2030 is to build evidence from the field with respect to defining 21st century competencies through the exploration of different education models, pedagogies, assessment and teaching training models. The network connects schools in Japan in the following clusters (Fukui, Fukushima, Hiroshima, Wakayama and Kosen) to the other countries (China, Estonia, France, Germany, Malaysia, Phillipines, Turkey, Singapore, USA) that aspire to: (i) foster global collaboration in the field of both research and school practices (ii) explore innovating curricula (both schools curricular and extra-curricular activities and a willingness to share innovative curriculum and lessons and learn from one other.

Funding Source
Benesse Corporation

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