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The transverse skills

Taal: EN

Gepost door françois Lenne

Since 2012, the French coordination of EAAL has been conducting action-research work on the issue of transverse skills.. The aim is to equip professionals in their roles of guidance, social and professional integration with low skilled adults. The notion of “transverse” refers here to a set of skills that can be mobilized in various professional situations. They range in 5 dimensions: organization/ adaptability and autonomy/ sociability/ communication/ initiative and participation.

Experiments were conducted in parallel to verify the effectiveness and relevance of the approach, but also its nimbleness and adaptability to various contexts. Finally, the  transverse skills framework  was aligned with the “Basis of Vocational Knowledge and skills” by distributing the core skills.

The results of these experiments are two essential resources: a transvers skills framework  and a guide for evaluation (not yet translate) incorporating a skills map itself, which can serve as a basis for the development of professionalisation, integration support or self-positioning, assessment aids.

Videos have been made for some of them in order to illustrate concretely the uses of the repository and its agile character. You will find the vidéos with english subtitles and the map of transvers skills. 


  1. Transversal skills experiments general presentation
  2. Jean Moulin center and professional integration
  3. AGIRE association and prior experiential learning.
  4. An experience of work-based learning and transversal skills
  5. Le Tremplin association : integration through economic activity 




Auteurs van het materiaal: 
EAAL working group - Mariela de Ferarri, Jacques Bretaudeau, Mathieu Carrier
dinsdag, 8 januari, 2019
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