Skills

Skills

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Term2.png SKILLS
Demonstrated personal ability to perform complex motor and/or cognitive acts with easy, precision, and adaptability to changing conditions, and to apply knowledge in a specific area. It is the application of knowledge resulting from the development of abilities through formal and informal training, qualifications and practical experience. Some examples of skills are [1]:
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Communication Speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Information Communication Technology Finding, exploring, developing and presenting information including text, images and numbers.
Working with others Includes process and interpersonal skills to support working cooperatively with others to achieve shared objectives, work cooperatively and have regard for others.
Improving own learning and performance Developing independent learning which is clearly focused on what the goal is, to achieve and work towards targets that will improve the quality of the learning and performance.
Problem solving Ability to solve problems, for the purpose of working towards their solution and learning from this process.


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OECD Skills Outlook 2013 First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills The OECD Skills Outlook presents the initial results of the Survey of Adult Skills, which evaluates the skills of adults in 24 countries. A major component is the direct assessment of key information-processing skills: literacy, numeracy and problem solving in the context of technology-rich environments.
Article on Skills in 2012 Article entitled ‘Editorial TVET and Skills Development - Some Reflections on Concepts and Discourse’.
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References

  1. www.ism3.com (23 July 2008), www.hr.state.tx.us (23 July 2008), wikipedia.org (23 July 2008)