Publication: Invest in Civic Competences

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A publication from the Competendo project: Why competency centred learning needs more promotion and what policy, school leadership and civil society can do to facilitate better learning conditions for youth in Europe.

The aim of these reflections and recommendations is to provide a proposal for strengthening competency oriented learning in the European systems and frameworks of education. Especially we broaden the perspective toward all kind of formal, non-formal and informal learning taking place in Europe and relevant for gaining the relevant competencies for acting as a successful citizen or professional, the so called key competencies.

The Civic and social competences were the focus of Competendo’s work, in particular strongly connected to the competencies for a democratic culture: “Competences for democratic culture enable citizens to participate effectively in a culture of democracy.”

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