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Promoting 21st-Century skill sets

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Unesco Bangkok is seeking submissions for an Asia-Pacific-wide contest asking young people and educators how "21st-century skills" can best be promoted among the youth of the region. 

Developing these skills, such as critical thinking, creativity, entrepreneurialism and intercultural understanding has been deemed by education experts within and outside Unesco as essential to the region's development.

This is especially the case given the rapid rate of globalisation and the onset of the Asean Economic Community looming in 2015.

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