I have often referred to the Competence Framework of the Medical Profession (CanMeds) as an example of a content-related competence framework. Today I noticed that there is an Engineering Competency Framework as well, which is published by the American Association of Engineering Societies and the United States Department of Labor in 2015. The model can be found via this link: www.aaes.org/model. In this time of increased attention for STEM, Industry 4.0 and Future-oriented competence, this model may be useful.
- Perry den Brok started as full professor and chair holder of the Education and Competence Studies group on October 1st
- The Carl Perkins Act on CTE (2006) includes competency-based applied learning for higher-order and problem-solving skills and more