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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 new! star graphicThe Competency-Based Education Network, a grant-funded group of 30 institutions with competency-based programs, has become a free-standing nonprofit association and is opening up its membership. See this article in Inside Higher Education.


CBE in the News

  • This article highlights Temple University’s efforts to establish competencies for business education.
  • Steve Gunderson, former congressman and current president and CEO of the Career Education Colleges and Universities, wrote an article about connecting the Higher Education Act to jobs, including a recommendation to provide access to and recognition of credentials and competency-based pathways.
  • This article describes why Rwanda needs CBE in institutions of higher learning.



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