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What’s New in Competency-Based Higher Education?

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Author(s): Natalie Slocum

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

What's NewCBEinfo is hosting its final webinar in a series on competency-based education for community colleges:

  • Tuesday, May 3, 3:00 p.m. ET: Sustainability Challenges. Register here.

FYI: If you missed the prior webinars in this series, you can access the recorded archives here.

CBE Higher Ed Programs

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Accreditation & Credentialing News


  • The Competency-Based Education Network (CBEN) released a planning resource to help IT professionals ensure that CBE programs are designed and offered effectively and successfully.
  • The Lumina Foundation published five new policy briefs exploring outcomes-based funding models in Tennessee and Texas.
  • The Christensen Institute released a new report that explores the severe vulnerability of law schools and provides recommendations to include competency-based structures and online programs to renew energy and relevancy.
  • This article describes the development of a competency-based social work curriculum in Vietnam and discusses collaborative strategies with U.S. partners. This project can be a reference from which to develop social work education in other countries in regard to global collaboration for the development of social work curriculum based on the CBE model.

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