Julia FrohnMartin Heinrich

Incompetent Compentency-based Education?

The Narrowed Understanding of Compentency-based Education and Its Consequences for Teacher Education and Teacher Training

Shortlink: https://www.waxmann.com/artikelART102380
.doi: https://doi.org/10.31244/dds.2018.01.05

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The implementation of educational standards in the years 2004–2006 has sparked off an on-going debate about competency-based education on the one hand and student-orientation on the other. However, if the emphasis on competencies was not interpreted as a mere focus on cognitive learning outcomes, but rather as a concept for individual support, it could be positioned amongst traditional educational ideals, enriching them by adding differentiated strategies for teaching and learning.

competences, competency, general education, educational standards, teacher education