Quality management of competence-based education


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Author: Barabasch, Antje


Competence-based education is delivered in various forms of vocational education and training from theoretical instruction to practical workplace learning. The awarding of qualifications is based on skills demonstrations, which means that their approved completion also serves as a criterion of the quality of a person's competence. Most of Western-European countries have implemented some form of competence-based education. Assessing the quality of vocational education in general therefore includes competence-based vocational education policies and practices. There are two mechanisms to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Quality; Assessment; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Competence; Competency based training; Competency based assessment; Competency standard; Quality assurance; Curriculum

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, 2016

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Pages: pp. 649-665

Related items: TD/TNC 126.750

ISBN: 9783319417110; 9783319417134 (eBook)

ISSN: 2213-221X (online), 1871-3041

The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed at TD/TNC 126.750.

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 126.779

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