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Skills

The ability to apply knowledge and use know-how to complete tasks and solve problems. In the contextof the European Qualifications Framework, skills are described as cognitive (involving the use of logical, intuitive and creative thinking) or practical (involving manual dexterity and the use of methods, materials, tools and instruments)

Sources:

RECOMMENDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 23 April 2008 on the establishment of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning
http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-policy/doc44_en.htm

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Competence    Cultural competence    Knowledge    
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