Science and 21st Century Skill: Students’ Perspective
Saliza binti Abdul Rahim

Saliza binti Abdul Rahim, Faculty of Applied Science and Technology, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 16 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 11 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 584-588 | Volume-8 Issue-1C2 May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A10950581C219/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Technology evolves almost everyday. Science educators must play important role in order for students to face 21st century challenges. This research is subjected to observe the mastery of 21st century skill among the standard 5 students in the process of learning Science. The method used was surveying using interviewing as the main instrument. 60 students of a school in Batu Pahat, Johor were involved as research sample. This research is focusing on 5 components of 21st century skill including digital age literacy, inventive thinking, effective communication, high productivity and spiritual aspect. Overall analysis shows that there is no significant difference among the students in their 21st century learning skills, regardless their gender. Hopefully, this research will help the educators, schools and Ministry of Education to formulate the strategies for improvement of 21st century science teaching and learning.
Keywords: Perception, Science, 21st Century Skills, Effective Communication.
Scope of the Article: Software Engineering Techniques and Production Perspectives