Core Foundations for 2030

Core foundations for 2030 are the fundamental skills, knowledge, attitudes and values that are prerequisites for further learning. They provide a basis for developing student agency and transformative competencies. They include:
- cognitive foundations, which include literacy and numeracy, upon which digital literacy and data literacy can be built
- health foundations, including physical and mental health, and well-being
- social and emotional foundations, including moral and ethics.

>> Core Foundations in brief
>> Core Foundations concept note


OECD Learning Compass 2030


Jean-François ROUET, Thought Leader

Physical and Mental Health

Will WILLIAMS, Thought Leader

Physical and Mental Health

Uwe PÜHSE, Thought Leader

Physical Education

Jong Won YOON, Thought Leader

Physical Health

Zoe, Australia, Future We Want Video

Socio-Emotional Foundations

Spain, Interdisciplinary

Data Literacy

Rose LUCKIN, Thought Leader

Data Literacy in Action

Kazakhstan, Mathematics

Digital Literacy

Kazakhstan, English Language

Mental Health

Jenna, Australia, Future We Want Video

Digital Literacy

Sonia LIVINGSTONE, Thought Leader