Launched remotely through the electronic library platforms, the “Skills of the 21st Century” program for children aged 10-15 years, was organized by the King Abdulaziz Public Library.
The program aims to prepare the child for the future, by developing cognitive skills and competencies, and qualifying future leaders by enhancing their creativity.
The skills of the “21st Century Program” are in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which targets children and readies them for success, and to achieve sustainable economic development for the nation.
The program is based on developing four skills: critical thinking, problem solving, innovation, communication, and cooperation, through the electronic platforms of the library. The duration of the program is eight months, divided into four months for girls and four for boys, as the program was built according to the developmental characteristics of the child.
Additionally, the program comes in the context of the King Abdulaziz Public Library’s interest in the culture of the child, as a permanent strategy in the library’s vision and goals.
It is based on linking the Saudi child with the national culture, and working on the child’s intellectual development through the establishment of the Child Book Club, mobile children’s libraries, and special versions of children’s books,. This is in addition to competitions and events held by the library on various national events.