We promote social progress and economic growth by developing 21st century skills.  
We reinvest in the future generations of the Americas.
Vision 2025

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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How Do Disruptive Innovators Prepare Today’s Students to be Tomorrow’s Workforce?

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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.

Behind the Camera: Creativity and Investment for Latin
America and the Caribbean Learnings from Conversations
with Key Players in the Audiovisual Sector.

This study assesses the present state of the audiovisual sector in Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of increased demand resulting from the growth of streaming and national industries in the region. The book includes an assessment of audiovisual milestones while centering on current public policy debates and 21st-Century skills. After interviewing and conversing with nearly 100 emerging creators, producers, entertainment executives, government officials, and film association professionals, the book provides an overview of the main challenges and opportunities faced throughout the continent. The book includes a survey of 417 producers aimed at understanding the need for below-the-line (technical) and 21st century skills in LAC.

UPDATES

  • PRESS
    Entrevista Mercedes Mateo Díaz, especialista en Educación del BID

    2021-02-17

    La educación es el factor generador de oportunidades para resolver el problema de la desigualdad

  • PRESS
    Innovación y talento del Futuro: Niñas STEAM

    2021-02-11

    En el marco de la celebración del Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en la Ciencia, MET Community y Bancolombia lanzan el “Programa Liderazgo Emprendedor”

  • PRESS
    Innovators in Latin America & the Caribbean have Claimed their Space on the Global Education Stage

    2020-12-17

    Innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean have answered our call for submissions with an overwhelming response, making it our most successful Spotlight

  • PRESS
    Los innovadores de América Latina y el Caribe asumen su espacio en el escenario educativo global

    2020-12-17

    Los innovadores de ALC respondieron nuestro llamado a presentar propuestas con una respuesta abrumadora, convirtiéndolo en el Spotlight más exitoso de HundrED.