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


Educating 21st Century Children: Emotional Well-Being in the Digital Age 2019



Keeping children happy, healthy and safe in the digital age

Plugged-in parents are inadvertently creating data footprints for their children





Other 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

What do we know about children and technology? (2019)


Impacts of technology use on children: Exploring literature on the brain, cognition and well-being (2019)


New Technologies and 21st Century Children (2018)


Physical health and well-being in children and youth (2018)


Emotional well-being of children and adolescents: Recent trends and relevant factors (2018)



Related research

Trends Shaping Education


Meet the team




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