domingo, 27 de junho de 2010

Learning Forum 2010 - London

Realizou-se este mês em Londres o Learning Forum 2010. Destaco alguns dos temas chave tratados.

Key Competencies 2010 themes

The following list is indicative of issues and topics authors might want to address in the different conference tracks.

Contents

1.KC1— Key competencies policies
2.KC2 — Key competencies for active citizenship
3.KC3 — Key competencies for employability and economic innovation
4.KC4 — Key competencies development
5.KC5 — Key competencies recognition and accreditation

KC1— Key competencies policies

The objective of this track is to explore the policies that are being adopted for the acquisition and improvement of key competencies. One of the key issues should be the impact of those policies.

•Issues: what are differences between key competencies, key skills, essential skills and core skills? How to get the commitment of key stake-holders? The role of key competencies in social inclusion and lifelong learning. Benchmark of regional, national and sectoral policies.

•Topics: competency standards, european qualification framework, lifelong learning, lifewide learning,

KC2 — Key competencies for active citizenship

The objective of this track is to explore the role of key competencies in supporting active citizenship.

•Issues: preservation of cultural identity and heritage. Encouragement of active citizenship. Accessibility and gender issues related to lifelong competence development – equality of opportunity for under-represented or marginalised groups. community learning: collaboration and informal learning by community groups.

•Topics: multiple literacies, cultural literacy, citizenship competencies, community learning, reciprocal learning, intergenerational learning.

KC3 — Key competencies for employability and economic innovation

The objective of this track is to explore the challenges of raising the level of key competencies in order to contribute to individual employability, organisational development and regional/national prosperity.

•Issues: making competencies visible on a territory. Competency and talent management. Identification, development, anticipation of change and emerging competencies. Public/private partnerships at local, regional and inter-regional levels. Raising the level of key competencies in SMEs (small and medium enterprises). Targeting key groups for social and economic inclusion: migrants, older workers, unemployed, people with disabilities.

•Topics: literacy, talent management, public-private partnerships, continuing personal and professional development, personal assets management, career planning.

KC4 — Key competencies development

The objective of this track is to explore challenges and successes in the development of key skills in education, the world of work and the community, the role of key competencies in community learning: collaboration and informal learning by community groups.

•Issues: getting the key competencies for the job market. Providing support for formal, non-formal and informal development. Encouraging autonomous, self-directed and self-managed development. Applying new methodologies and practices related to learning, competence development and knowledge management. Learners’ rights and responsibilities in developing key competencies. The role of on the job learning and work experience in education.

•Topics: multiple literacies, multiple literacies, development programmes, learning resources, best practices

KC5 — Key competencies recognition and accreditation

The objective of this track is to explore how to ensuring authentic and appropriate formal, non-formal and informal recognition and assessment.

•Issues: how to ensure equal access to recognition of learning? What competencies do learning support professionals need? Learners’ rights and responsibilities. Recognition of non-accredited learning.

•Topics: social and professional identity, portfolio, qualification frameworks, assessment, self-assessment, peer recognition, accreditation, quality control, competency and qualification frameworks.


Postado em 27 de junho de 2010 por João José Saraiva da Fonseca

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