Earn the status of FUTURE SKILLS CERTIFIED and join an exclusive community of schools dedicated to driving future readiness in students.

FUTURE SKILLS CERTIFIED SCHOOLS are committed to driving the future-ready competencies of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication while inspiring global mindfulness, a deep sense of empathy for others. Certified schools demonstrate ongoing innovation through human centered design and embrace an entrepreneurial spirit in the whole school community.

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Future Skills Certification Standard

Join a community of like-minded schools working to achieve high standards for preparing future ready graduates. Certified schools are leaders in educational transformation and pioneers in designing experiential learning programs.


Strategy, Mission + Vision

There is a shared vision and action plan around driving future-ready skill development.

Climate and Culture

Climate + Culture

Team demonstrates Innovator's Mindsets and experimentation is actively encouraged.

Space and Infrastructure

Space + Infrastructure

Individuals have flexible time, space and structure for creative pursuits.

Student Competencies

Student Competencies

Students demonstrate ongoing practice of future-ready skills.

Curriculum and Planning

Curriculum + Planning

Courses are designed to develop future-ready skills through real world experience.

Assessment and Evidence

Assessment + Evidence

Best practices for assessment in project based learning are being leveraged.

Teacher Fluency

Teacher Fluency

Teachers demonstrate confidence with future-ready skill development.

Professional Collaboration

Professional Collaboration

Teachers are effectively collaborating on interdisciplinary learning opportunities.

Community and Engagement

Community + Engagement

The broader community is being engaged for real world learning opportunities.

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Our Proprietary Approach

We take the time to appreciate each school’s unique focus, community and values. We highlight winning formulas currently being used, showcase great learning happening in classrooms and identify area of opportunities.


Why certify?

  • Develop an actionable plan around driving future ready skill development.

  • Establish your school as a leader in school innovation and experiential learning.

  • Receive marketable certification and public recognition of achievements.

Becoming a Certified Innovation School demonstrates a commitment to cultivating future-ready students and driving experimental learning across disciplines.

Future Skills Index

School leaders leverage our Future Skills Index to quickly benchmark a school’s current achievement of future-ready skill development.

The robust diagnostic tool evaluates critical elements across a broad spectrum including culture, curriculum and overall future preparedness.

Future Skills Index

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