This study aims to describe modern education in the 4.0 revolution. This research was conducted through literature studies by collecting and examining a number of journals or literature that have a connection with modern education in the 4.0 revolution considering that during the current pandemic, education should lead to the use of various technologies to support the success of the learning process in schools. Then in data collection, the researcher reads and examines various literature to describe modern education in the 4.0 revolution. Based on the research results, education must be able to direct and shape students who are ready to face the industrial revolution era by emphasizing the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic or STEM. Then learning based on HOTS (High Order Thinking Skills) to meet these demands. HOTS-based learning allows students to apply their knowledge and abilities to make critical reasoning. Learning in the 21st century must also be adjusted so that the learning outcomes can provide 21st century skills to students, namely 4C which includes: 1) Communication, 2) Collaboration, 3) Critical Thinking and problem solving, and 4) Creative and Innovative.