We invest in people.
We improve lives by developing 21st century skills.

SKILLS FOR LIFE

21st Century Skills are important
determinants of success

These skills are transversals because they are widely transferable to different settings and not specific to a job, task, sector, discipline, and occupation.

Essential
to human development

Necessary
to navigate healthy, productive and, happy lives

Reusable and transferable
from one field of life to another.

Not specifically related
to a particular job, task, field, discipline, or occupation


 

DISRUPTING
EDUCATION

It is time for disruptive innovation

Traditional education is not enough to prepare people for rapidly changing labor markets, challenging environments, and increasingly diverse societies. To fill these gaps, non-traditional actors have led new trends in education and disrupted the markets. 


What Technology Can and Can’t Do for Education

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Disrupting innovators: Global Alumni's E-Learning Revolution

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SOLUTIONS

We shape talent through impactful interventions, programs, prototypes, and content at all stages of life.

We support significant connections between global trends in innovation in education, creativity, and the most disruptive ideas for improving lives. Learn how the IDB Group improve lives by developing #skills21 in the region.

DIGITAL

CITIZENSHIP

ART

SPORTS

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

MINDFULNESS

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

PARTNERS

We work with partners to expand our impact

We improve the education ecosystems in Latin America and the Caribbean with our partners from the public and private sectors.

UPDATES

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    The world is starting the school year on the back foot. Due to COVID-19, more than 1.7 billion students worldwide have received fewer hours of instruction

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    Fostering Collaborative Problem-Solving and Self-Guided Learning during COVID-19

    2020-10-13

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    What does it mean to be Socratic? Five steps to get there

    2020-10-08

    You may be surprised. What if we told you it means to live with a burning sense of curiosity? To be delighted in learning new things?

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