Competence development ‐ some background thoughts

  title={Competence development ‐ some background thoughts},
  author={Martin Mulder},
  journal={The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension},
  pages={147 - 158}
  • M. Mulder
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
During the last decade the issue of competence development has again been receiving a great deal of attention. Many, particularly larger organisations (e.g. in agribusiness) are using competencies to manage and implement change in their organisations. But also in other contexts increasing use is being made of competencies. In short the competence concept is aimed at shifting attention from knowledge (especially declarative knowledge) to the application of skills. In this article, the theme… Expand
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