"The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has developed a vision for 21st century student success in the new global economy." The organization created a Framework for 21st Century Learning and identified student outcomes related to the skills, knowledge, and expertise students need in order to live successfully in the 21st century.
Below are two files. One describes the Framework for 21st Century Learning and the other provides definitions related to the framework document.
President of Partnership for 21st Century Skills Ken Kay's discussion: Every Student Deserves World Class Knowledge and World Class Skills