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 […]

Competency-Based Education Ecosystem Framework

A new report  provides the most detailed and accurate description to date of what competency-based education (CBE) looks like from the perspectives of learners, higher education professionals, policymakers and others involved in this rapidly expanding movement. The report gives everyone involved in CBE programs a baseline understanding and common language to guide the development of […]

Survey of the Shared Design Elements & Emerging Practices of CBE Programs

Faculty, administrators and staff at colleges and universities with competency-based education (CBE) programs share near universal agreement regarding essential elements of strong CBE programs, according to a new survey from Public Agenda. Survey of the Shared Design Elements & Emerging Practices of Competency-Based Education Programs is the largest survey to date on CBE in higher education. The survey […]

New Survey Finds Broad Agreement on Functions Required for Effective CBE Programs

A new report from the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) reveals that colleges and universities offering competency-based education (CBE) programs have common expectations for program design and that those responsible for designing and delivering these programs tend to be full-time employees with a master’s or a doctorate degree. The report, Faculty and Staff Roles and Responsibilities in […]

Guidance on Competency-Based Education

On Tuesday, The U.S. Department Education released an extensive reference guide for institutions that are participating in an experiment on competency-based education. Click here to read the full article. Click here to view the reference guide.

Keeping Up With Competency

Roughly 600 colleges are in the design phase for a new competency-based education program, are actively creating one or already have a program in place. Amid this quick expansion, a group of college officials, including C-BEN and C-BEN members, are meeting in Phoenix next month to share information about how to develop competency-based credentials. The […]