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21st Century Skills Course

Embark on a Journey of 21st Century Learning!

Discover a transformative learning experience with our meticulously crafted modules

  • Critical Thinking and Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills - Unlock your potential to analyze and solve real-world challenges collaboratively.
  • Education Technology Skills - Navigate the digital shift in education with proficiency and confidence.
  • Authentic Learning Tasks - Engage in meaningful tasks that bridge the gap between theory and practice.
  • Optimizing Assessment for 21st Century Skills - Explore innovative assessment strategies to foster and measure essential 21st-century skills.

Discover a transformative learning experience with our meticulously crafted modules

  • Expert guidance from world class educators
  • A transnational - collaborative learning environment.
  • Practical applications to prepare you for the modern educational landscape.
  • A capstone project to synthesize and showcase your acquired skills.
  • Don't just keep pace with the evolving educational landscape, lead the change.

Enroll Now and step into a future of innovative 21st Century education!

Two Options in Certification

There are two models out of which one can be opted depending on the current educational and career level

Model 1 for Pre-Service Teachers ( All 4 Modules )

Start Date : 20 Oct 2023

End Date : 31 Jan 2024

Who Can Enroll : Any person pursuing B.Ed or D.Ed or those wanting to pursue teaching in future in any discipline or institution

Training to be available in English and Hindi

Model 2 for In Service Teachers ( Two Modules )

Start Date : 20 Oct 2023

End Date : 31 Jan 2024

Who Can Enroll : School teachers, faculty members from colleges in any discipline, full time or part- time teachers or faculty

Training to be available in English and Hindi

Outline of the Syllabus

Module 1: Critical thinking skills and collaborative problem-solving skills

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Critical Thinking -Concept, Characteristics and Elements
  • Process of Critical Thinking
  • Strategies to develop Critical Thinking Skills
  • Methods and Tools to develop Critical Thinking Skills
  • Role of a Teacher to promote Critical Thinking Skills
  • Assessment of Critical Thinking Skills
  • Suggested activities for Critical Thinking Skills
  • Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills -Concept, Characteristics and Elements 
  • Methods and Tools to develop Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills 
  • Role of a Teacher to promote Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills
  • Assessing student’s Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills 
  • Suggested Activities for Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills 

Module 2: Education Technology skills

  • Introduction, key issues, and debates
  • Computer-mediated Communication(CMC)
  • Social Networking and Language Learning
  • Game-based Learning
  • Technology and Language Assessment
  • Evaluating and researching technology-enhanced learning and teaching
  • Teaching with Technology
  • Student presentations

Module 3: Authentic learning tasks

  • What Is Authentic Learning?
  • How does IT support authentic learning?
  • What makes authentic learning effective?
  • Why is authentic learning important?

Module 4: Optimizing Assessment for 21st century skills

  • Optimizing Assessment for 21st Century Skills
  • Types of assessment for 21st Century Skills
  • Techniques for assessing 21st Century Skills
  • Dimensions of Assessment for 21st Century Skills in educational settings
  • Documentation of assessment of 21st Century Skills


  1. Dr. Shashikala Gurpur
  2. Dr. Sophia Gaikwad
  3. Dr. Bindu Ronald
  4. Dr. Aparajita Mohanty
  5. Dr. Rupal Rautdesai
  6. Dr. Tanuja Yelale
  7. Prof. Kshitij Naikade
  8. Dr. Raj Varma
  9. Dr. Ujwal Nandekar

Mode of Learning

Hybrid (Online learning on a dedicated platform, the link of which will be informed upon registration by email, and Offline once a week or in a fortnight at 21st Teach Skills Lab at Symbiosis Law School Pune, Viman Nagar, Pune – 411 014)

Orientation and Other Sessions

Orientation session will be held for guiding the participants regarding:

  • Demonstration of access to platform
  • Overview of Modules
  • How to go about learning on the platform
  • Filling up Learning Logs
  • Assessment Plan

Other sessions will be held once a week or in fortnight depending on the need analysis of participants.


  • Online MCQs based on the video lectures
  • Submissions based on designing activities and assessments tools in the subject you prefer or are teaching or interested to teach
  • Learning Logs


Certificate will be issued by mid-February after all the following processes are found to be complete

  1. Successful registration on the platform
  2. Informing us through email at 21ts@symlaw.ac.in regarding successful registration and filling up the google form of registration.
  3. Completing the learning on the platform (specified Modules and units as applicable to in-service teachers, pre-service teachers, or students)
  4. Submitting the MCQs and assessments as per the assessment plan emailed
  5. Submitting the feedback and evaluation forms



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