Capabilities in context: a snapshot of historic and global approaches

Education systems are responsible for more than developing knowledge and skills - they also need to equip young people to become capable all-rounders. This is not new or unique to Australia. Capabilities appear in education designs all over the world, and have done so for centuries. Calls to embed capabilities in schools are gaining prominence in Australia. Education policy discussions are increasingly focusing on how capabilities can unlock potential in young people - preparing very young children for school, improving assessment scores at school, supporting transitions through education and ... Show more

Authors: Lucas, Bill

Published: Melbourne, Victoria, Mitchell Institute, Victoria University, 2018

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 4 p.

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