A Critical Analysis of the Competency-Based Approach in Education and Training

Year: 1991

Author: Jennings, Dr. Leonie E.

Type of paper: Abstract refereed

This paper explores the emerging push towards the provision of competency-based approaches in both the education sector and workplace training. The paper will highlight research which was carried out with workplace trainers. They examined contradictions and ideologies relating to the competency-based approaches which are dominating the national education and training agenda.