Why do schools need to offer 21st Century Skills?

EtonX’s 21st Century Skills courses complement your school’s academic curriculum and ensure that students develop the essential soft skills they will need to thrive throughout their life.


of employers have difficulty filling entry-level vacancies because applicants lack soft skills.

(Deloitte, Soft Skills for Business Success Report, 2017)


of executives say that soft skills are equally important or more important than technical skills.

(LinkedIn, Workplace Learning Report, 2018)

Only 1 in 5

pupils say that the school curriculum helps them ‘a lot’ with the development of life skills.

(Sutton Trust, Life Lessons Report, 2017)

Real tutors, real people, real impact

Our innovative live virtual classroom brings students from across the world together to interact and learn from each other. Our expert EtonX tutors facilitate discussions and collaboration and track students’ progress in the pre- and post-class activities.

  • 100% online
  • Small group classes
  • Self study
  • Peer learning
  • Certificate

EtonX for schools

Recommend to parents

Course(s) offered to school parents/students with special discounted pricing. Open study groups – Students learning alongside peers from other schools.

Great for…

Let parents/students decide on their life skill development and benefit from school discounts.

Alongside your curriculum

Course(s) offered as optional extras for students in addition to their typical studies. Open study groups – Students learning alongside peers from other schools.

Great for…

Tailoring the life skills courses to your students based on individual needs.

Inside your curriculum

Course(s) integrated within your school curriculum and mandatory. Closed school study groups.

Great for…

Ensuring all students have access to specific life skills development not covered within your curriculum.

Reinventing the classroom

We deliver our courses using our customised, cutting edge technology, bringing the benefits of the physical classroom into an online environment. All our courses:

  • use the flipped online learning model
  • promote discussions and debate
  • are facilitated, not lectured by tutors
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Benefits to your school

  • Offer enhanced co-curricula skills programme provided by renowned experts
  • Increase pupils’ chances of gaining places at top universities
  • Connect pupils with students from other schools
  • Take pressure off curriculum teachers for teaching life skills

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Benefits to your students

Offering future skills courses to your students will develop well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for life.

  • Certificate on CV
  • Attractive to top universities & employers
  • English improvement
  • Increased confidence

“I enjoyed the course very much. The atmosphere of the classes was great, the theory was well structured and easy to remember, I got a chance to understand my public speaking strengths and weaknesses so much better.”

Rugilė, Lithuania

“You get to know new people and you will have a wonderful tutor, who is very helpful and accompany you through the course. You will improve your communication skills, by talking with others and doing your weekly tasks. Additionally, you will learn things in a modern way.”

Long Kim, Germany

“As a tutor it is so interesting to meet and work with so many different nationalities. It is great to share in the cultural exchange with the students.”

Karen Rawlinson, EtonX Tutor


All our live classes are recorded for safeguarding and quality control purposes. Every EtonX tutor has passed a rigorous selection and interview process and has had an enhanced DBS check with the British government and police checks to ensure that they are able to work with children. All tutors sign up to our Code of Conduct and have successfully completed our Child Safeguarding course.