Competency based education and training: a world perspective


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Author: Arguelles, Antonio; Gonczi, Andrew


Competency based approaches to vocational education and training (VET) have emerged in a number of countries over the past two decades. The editors of this book felt that there was a need to examine what had emerged and changed in VET since then. This book examines the implementation of competency based education in some of those countries, including Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Cost Rica, South Africa and France. It is suggested that all the countries which have introduced competency based education have done so in the recognition that international competitiveness has sharpened the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Competence; Competency based training

Geographic subjects: Central America and the Caribbean; Oceania; North America; Africa; Europe; Mexico; Costa Rica; France; New Zealand; South Africa

Published: [Mexico]: [Editorial Limusa], 2000

Physical description: 229 p.

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ISBN: 9681861132

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Antonio Arguelles and Andrew Gonczi

Resource type: Edited book

Document number: TD/TNC 65.35

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