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Competencies for Lifelong Learning. Barbara Kdzierska Pedagogical University of Krakow Delhi 2009. Social & technological determinants of reality today. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Competencies for Lifelong Learning Barbara KdzierskaPedagogical University of Delhi 2009

  • Social & technological determinants of reality todayA rapid development of information & communication technologies stimulates development of scientific fields, modifies the reality and meanings

    The proceeding globalization of autonomous individuals forces taking responsibility for oneself and ones world

    Constantly changing labour market is more and more determined with suitable competence

    Modern economy is dependent on the system of education tightly connected to socialeconomical determinants

    Information & communication tools are becoming more and more indispensable in professional and social activity of a modern man

    A clear division between education and work time is disappearing and education is becoming a continuous process

  • Lifelong learning is the basic civilizational requirement and a main factor of development

    by integrating formal, extra-formal and non-formal education in one constant process becomes a part of lifestyle of a modern man

    it emphasises competence as a condition and atrybut of individual and social development

    it assumes full integration of information & communication tools in the process of learning, teaching and training

  • Learning today: needs full and transparent integration of ICT should be a continuous process throughout lifetimeis characterized by competencies as the result of learning

  • The aim of formal education from the very beginning is becoming the process of forming in learners competencies to learn effectively and to guide ones own professional development

  • Key competences for permanent education: communicating in mothers tongue

    communicating in foreign languages

    math competences and basic science-technological


    computer competences

    ability of learning

    interpersonal, intercultural and social competences, as well as civil competences


    culture expressionDocument worked out by the European Communities Commission, the document Crucial Competences in learning during the entire life - European referential frames. This document is an annex to the Conclusion of the European Communities Commission concerning a Recommendation of the European Parliament - COM(2005)548 final

  • Three categories of key competences : To use tools interactively

    To co-operate in heterogeneous group To work autonomously

    The concept of Framework Structure of Key Competence - OECD DeSeCo Project (Definition and Selection of Competencies)

  • Information competence a set of knowledge, skills, attitudes and efficiency essential for an individual to diagnose when and what information is needed, to localize this information, to assess it, to effectively process and use it, as well as to transfer it in a correct form with the use of properly selected tools

  • A person who is information competent is able to:determine the scope of needed information access effectively needed information (also from not electronic sources)critically evaluate obtained information and its sourcesinclude selected information into his/her own structure of knowledgeeffectively use proper information in realization of assumed goals, both individually and as a member of a groupunderstand and include in his/her actions economic, legal, social and ethical context

  • The aim of formal education, beginning with primary school, is becoming the process of forming in learners key competence