C-BEN announces first award-winners in storytelling contest to illustrate value of innovative competency-based education

ORLANDO, Florida (Sept. 26, 2018) – The Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) announced winners in its first Storytelling Contest, that recognizes excellence in illustrating the value of this innovative approach to higher education, today at its CBExchange 2018 conference. The University of Louisville received first-place honors for its digital story about the institution’s first graduate from […]

CBE Storytelling Contest Starts Now!

C-BEN is now accepting submissions for its CBE Storytelling Contest. We are looking for short, digital stories that showcase CBE programs, students, and institutions. Share your story! Educators who work in competency-based education often cite the transformative and innovative nature of CBE. Many of us have seen first-hand the ways CBE has impacted our students’ […]

C-BEN Releases Quality Framework User’s Guide

C-BEN has released the Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs: A User’s Guide to assist institutions in using and adopting C-BEN’s “Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs”. As the number of CBE programs continues to grow, many constituents are looking to build high quality CBE programs in accordance with the Quality Framework. This guide is […]

C-BEN Releases Storytelling Toolkit

C-BEN has released The CBE Story: A Strategic Storytelling Toolkit. The Storytelling Toolkit is designed to help you communicate more effectively about the purpose, value and results of competency-based education. Inside this useful resource, you’ll find a framework for bringing your CBE story to life. There are activities, prompts, tips and templates to help you […]

Brand New Case Study Website That Explores University of Wisconsin Flexible Option Academic, Business and Operational Models Launched With Support From the Lumina Foundation

A new case study website provides a behind-the-scenes look at the University of Wisconsin Flexible Option academic, business and operational models. Lumina Foundation supported the development of at-a-glance takeaways and challenges, which expand to include more detail and resources in six main content areas of Academics, Budget, Communications, Enrollment Management and Technology, Metrics, and Policy […]

Quality Principles and Standards Released for Competency-Based Education Programs

Contact: Teresa Valerio Parrot 303.669.8945 teresa@tvpcommunications.com   Quality Principles and Standards for Competency-Based Education Programs Released Competency-Based Education Network defines elements necessary for quality program design, implementation May 3, 2017—Today the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) released the first ever set of Quality Principles & Standards designed specifically for post-secondary competency-based education (CBE) programs. With the continued […]

New Tool Provides Institutions with Guide to Plan and Implement Competency-­‐Based Education Programs

The Competency‐Based Education Network (C-BEN) today released an interactive CBE Design Planner tool that allows institutions to plan for designing, developing and scaling high-quality competency-based education (CBE) programs capable of serving students of all backgrounds. The tool is the latest resource developed by C-BEN, which serves as a network of institutions as they create and […]