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Report, p.8). As a result, the Partnership of 21st CenturySkills Organization was developed to provide schools witha suitable framework for the implementation andassessment of 21st Century skills. These skills includecreativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving,communication, collaboration, information literacy, medialiteracy and ICT literacy skills. Consequently, the focus of Project-Based Learning is on the development of skills thatprovide students with the foundation for lifelong learning.
Project Based Learning Stakeholders
The major stakeholders in this project include:
Students will have to adapt to the newlearning environment, which will require them todemonstrate effective organisation, communication andwork ethic. However, the online learning environmentwill provide students with a number of benefitsincluding "instantaneous access to information and anability to cross geographic boundaries, more suited tothe post-industrial notion of school education" (Finger,Russell.G, Jamieson-Proctor, Russell.N, 2007, p.89)
Teachers are an important aspect of theimplementation of online learning environments. It istheir willingness and success at using ICT whichdetermines the overall success of the project. It is alsoessential that teachers "spend considerable time andeffort matching the curriculum activities and resources
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