The degree to which knowledge, skills and competences can be used in a new occupational or educational environment, and/or to be validated and certified.
Key competences: these include personal, interpersonal and intercultural competence and cover all forms of behaviour that equip individuals to participate in an effective and constructive way in social and working life, and particularly in increasingly diverse societies, and to resolve conflict where necessary. Civic competence equips individuals to fully participate in civic life, based on knowledge of social and political concepts and structures and a commitment to active and democratic participation. See Active Citizenship.
The internal drive and desire to learn. Also used in the sense of the learner’s purpose for learning, their objectives.
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