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What’s New in Competency-Based Higher Education?

CompetencyWorks Blog

Author(s): Natalie Slocum

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

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Federal Policy

The Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) issued 13 recommendations for reauthorizing the federal Higher Education Act (HEA) including: Fully authorize competency-based education and allow student-centered models of higher education. See this press release for more, or read this Inside Higher Ed article.


New Resource

The Lumina Foundation released State Policy Considerations for Aligning State Competency-Based Education Efforts Across Education Levels in Arizona.

Upcoming Event

The inaugural Fast Track to Success: Best Practices in CBE Design and Delivery conference in Austin, Texas, on June 2, 2017, was a phenomenal success. To sustain the momentum and to expand CBE across Texas — and beyond, there will be a second conference in Austin, on April 5 and 6, 2018. We are planning on approximately 300 attendees for this two-day conference.

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