Competency education is a flexible method of teaching that
enables students to progress as they demonstrate mastery of academic content,
regardless of time, pace, or place of learning. Competency education is part of
a system of personalized learning.
system includes the following:
Students advance upon mastery.
Competencies include explicit, measurable, transferable learning objectives that empower students.
Assessment is meaningful and a positive learning experience for students.
Students receive timely, differentiated support based on their individual learning needs.
Learning outcomes emphasize competencies that include application and creation of knowledge, along with the development of important skills and dispositions.
in the 2018-2019 school year, Kentucky is embarking on a competency education
and assessment pilot program. RFAs for the pilot program closed on January 12, 2018. Cohort 1 of the pilot program will begin work in spring 2018.
Where can I learn more about competency education?