PERSEVERANCE

As a citizen of the 21st century,
you should be able to

 
  • persist in achieving your goals, despite the obstacles, difficulties, failures and frustrations you encounter along the way

  • work tirelessly to achieve what you want, no matter what it takes

  • maintain focus, motivation, and effort to achieve your short- and long-term goals

  • do not give up what you want just because achieving it is difficult, complex or will take time

  • finish what you start, whatever that means

PERSEVERANCE PERSEVERANCE OF EFFORT
Competence
Area
Skills
  • Being able to finish whatever you begin
  • Ability to not give up easily, even when facing setbacks
  • Being able to overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge
  • Being diligent and hard worker
  • Being able to work to achieve goals, even if they take time to get
  • Ability keep up with what you want in spite of challenges and distractions

Sources: Based on Duckworth et al. framework
(Duckworth, Peterson, Matthews & Kelly, 2007).

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#SKILLS21

21st century skills help individuals of all ages to reinvent themselves throughout life, adapt to changing and diverse circumstances, and identify opportunities for growth amid differences.

 

What are these skills?

ADAPTABILITY
Entrepreneurship
Motivation
Collaboration
Ethics
Communication
Global citizenship
Problem solving
Creativity
Growth mindset
Resilience
Critical Thinking
Leadership
Self-awareness
Self-regulation
Empathy
Mindfulness