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Knowledge Management: Teaching competence-based higher education

A guide explaining Knowledge Management, and associated resources

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Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Competence is developed by practice and assessed in application (knowing when, what and where to bring knowledge, understanding and skills into play). As such, competence-based programmes of study must be designed, delivered and assessed in a particular way.

This Competence Framework sets out University of Hull Graduate Competencies. It is a tool to help programme directors and module leaders:

  • create an over-arching programme identity that communicates your programme’s distinct offer and can be used in programme design;
  • create programme competencies that clearly explain what students are able to do on graduation;
  • design, deliver and assess competence-based programmes/modules;
  • outline what is expected of students at different levels/stages of their programme of study.

It is a tool to make the job of programme/module writing easier. The Teaching Excellence Academy has a Canvas site for the Competence Framework.

How do we teach competence-based higher education?

Teaching competence-based higher education

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The Competence Framework is part of the University's education strategy, and is designed to help students be ready for the workplace and the rapidly evolving nature of employment.