Centre for Educational Research and Innovation - CERI

21st Century Children



21st Century Children looks at the nature of modern childhood and the ways in which‌ schools and communities can work together to protect and guide children while still allowing them the flexibility to make their own mistakes. 



Learn about the aims and origins of the 21st Century Children project.


Project Overview

Read more about the OECD 21st Century Children project’s goals, key themes, and project plan.




Just Published


What do we know about children and technology?

March, 2019

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Working Paper:

Impacts of technology use on children: Exploring literature on the brain, cognition and well-being 

February, 2019

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Blog posts

Is physical health linked to better learning?

Why schools should pay more attention to students’ mental health and well-being




Publications and reports

New Technologies and 21st Century Children

September, 2018

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Physical health and well-being in children and youth

February, 2018

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Emotional well-being of children and adolescents: Recent trends and relevant factors

February, 2018

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Trends Shaping Education


Meet the team




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