How to Build 21st Century Skills Through Academics
Preparing students for the 21st-century world is an important part of academic programming. By developing skills like collaboration, problem-solving, and mutual respect for others, students are more likely to succeed in the modern workforce. While technical skills and subject-specific knowledge are important to employers, employability skills are essential to students’ professional development.
To prepare high school students to succeed in the workforce after graduation, Milton Hershey School incorporates foundational employability skills into our Career and Technical Education curriculum.
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Athletic programming teaches students to communicate with others, create goals, and stay active. These life skills have a significant impact on students’ success after graduation.
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By participating in musical ensembles and art classes, students gain important skills such as teamwork and collaboration that are instrumental to their success after graduation.
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Through hands-on learning, industry-recognized certification opportunities, and professional experience in the workplace, career and technical education provides students with technical skills and broad, 21st-century skills.