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Competence

The proven ability to use knowledge, skills and personal, social and/or methodological abilities, in work or study situations and in professional and personal development. In the context of the European Qualifications Framework, competence is described in terms of responsibility and autonomy.

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

Related terms:

Cultural awareness    Cultural competence    Cultural knowledge    Cultural sensitivity    Culturally Competent Research    Knowledge    
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