CHARACTERISTICS OF 21ST CENTURY LEARNERS: ROLE OF TEACHER EDUCATION IN INDIA
Keywords:Teacher education, 21st century learners, quality of learners
In this fast-changing world, the education plays a major role in empowering students to engage with challenges. The purpose of this article is to identify the role of teacher education in the needed characteristics of 21st century learners of India. In this hasty changing world, the education plays a major in empowering students to engage with challenges. The 21st century is rapidly changing one in every dimension of human (economically, socially, and technologically). Due to the rapid changes complex problems are faced by students. So, they should acquire some special quality. These are as follows a) having life planning b) flexibility and adaptability c) productivity and accountability d) leadership and responsibility e) critical thinking, creative, and innovative f) problem solving) communication h) collaborative & team work i) lifelong learning) Technology literacy etc.
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