Are Basque Country Learning Outcomes approach reflected in and aligned with teaching practices and assesments?

Learning outcomes can be understood as a kind of common reference for teaching, learning and assessment. Without any doubt, an appropriate teaching and learning strategy enables learners to achieve learning outcomes. An appropriate assessment method is used to check if the learning outcomes have been achieved. Certainly, the alignment between learning outcomes, teaching, learning and…



Apprenticeships are a particularly successful form of work-based learning, which is based on the following principles: Apprenticeships are part of formal education and training programmes and lead to a nationally recognised qualification; Apprenticeships combine company-based training (periods of practical work experience at a workplace) with school-based education (periods of theoretical/ practical education in a school…


Leonardo Da Vinci Project

I will make a presentation next week of our recently finished Leonardo da Vinci partnership project:. CONTINUING TRAINING MANAGEMENT MODELS UPDATING COMPATIBLE WITH CURRENT ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONTEXT: Discussion and case studies from across the EU. I’ll make a short introduction and overview of the project. Afterwards we will present good practices identified in the…

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Youngsup Choi, member of Korean Research institute for Vocational Education and Training

We seized the opportunity to enjoy with Youngsup Choi in HOBETUZ headquarter of Bilbao. He is a senior research fellow of Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) with Ph. D. Degree of economics from Korea university in 1996. For around twenty years, as a labor economist, he has been involved in diverse research projects mainly focusing on the…

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Competency based learning success

Competency-based learning is an approach to education that focuses on the student’s demonstration of desired learning outcomes as central to the learning process. It is concerned chiefly with a student’s progression through curriculum at their own pace, depth, etc. As competencies are proven, students continue to progress. Successful models demonstrate that competency-based education (CBE) can…

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Companies and Training

Researches has shown many figures that reflects training rapidly increasing even though I am liable to highlight many aspects in connection with this remark. Students, workers, unemployed people, apprenticeships are supossed to aquire a wide range of skills, knowledge and competences, not only training support but also work experience. However, the amount of training beneficiaries…

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Basque Country skills level

Some days ago, I have just been woken up into the fact that there are an amount of Educational institutions enhancing their educational estructures so as to provide the highest quality of education. As an example,the goal of the current Government of Finland is to make Finland the most competent country in the world by 2020.…

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Basque Country´s CVT Social Partners Meeting

Last weekend I got across The implementation of CVT in the meeting held in Bilbao with Basque Country Social Partners Mikel Burzako Samper- Director of Coordination- Presidency of Basque Government Director de Coordinación-Presidencia-Gobierno Vasco. Arantza García- Secretary for Training of Trade Union Confederation of Workers’ Commissions in BAC (Basque Autonomous Community)-Secretaría de Formación CCOO-Euskadi Felipe García-Responsible…