In this section, you will find a number of articles, which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Promoting 21st century skills'. From primary-aged students to adult learners of English, the articles you will find here are practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of classrooms.

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Digital literacies: What are they and why should we care? - methodology article - guest writers

In most UK schools new media literacy skills now supplement the more traditional 3 Rs (reading, writing and 'rithmatic). In Australia...


This is the second of Fitch O'Connell's two articles for the site as Guest Writer. You can find the first article here.


Although you will often see twenty-first century skills and digital literacy referred to as one and the same thing in much of the...


When I grew up and went to school in the seventies and eighties, discussions of literacy and numeracy were limited to what we used to...


They say that every picture tells a story. They are completely wrong.