he co-authors of this book, Bernie Trilling and Charles Fadel, have long been completing each other’s sentences at Board meetings of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21). Since 2005 they have co-chaired P21’s Standards, Assessment and Professional Development Committee, which produced P21’s breakthrough 21st century learning framework. This framework, plus the committee’s white papers, skills maps, policy guides, and “Route 21” Web repository of 21st century learning examples and resources (http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/route21
) are all helping to guide the transformative work of education across the world.
In their global education roles, Bernie and Charles have spoken to thousands of educators and met with hundreds ...