How ready are you for competency-based education?

Stefanie Botelho's picture
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Still in its infancy, yet rapidly gaining momentum, competency-based education (CBE) is creating opportunities that are transforming the educational experience for everyone involved, from students to instructors to administrators.

CBE is disruptive, but in a good way – catering to students’ learning styles, allowing them to leverage prior knowledge and skills, evolving the role of instructors to act more as mentors, changing the way outcomes are measured, and even speeding time to degree completion.

That said, careful consideration and planning must take place in order for each of these key stakeholders to reign in the full benefits of CBE. If you are thinking of making a move to CBE, we encourage you to ask your team and your partners these key questions before you get started.

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