Competency-based learning and teaching

10 methodological guidelines.

Author: Mireia Grané

In this article Mireia Grané, gives guidelines on how to set up competency-based learning and teaching.

The key focus of the current curriculum is upon the development of competences.

From our perspective as English language teachers, the term competence refers to the different kinds of knowledge, skills and attitudes learners draw upon when they are involved in real-life communicative situations. Being competent is about being capable of coping with communicative situations, it’s not a trained linguistic behaviour. Finding new ways to plan our lessons embedding this competency-based approach to learning is one of our challenges.

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