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TKCOM: Workshop on competency-based education


The workshop will provide an overview on assessment principles and disseminate activities from the TKCOM project.

  • From: Wednesday 3 July 2019, 2 pm
  • To: Wednesday 3 July 2019, 5 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 9, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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TKCOM is an European co-founded project that aims to implement a competence-based approach in Chinese primary education by developing a pedagogical framework and qualifying university lectures that train pre- and in-service primary teachers.

This workshop will consider assessment principles in designing courses and then present findings from the project including discussing the global teachers’ key competences framework developed as part of the project, online and face-to-face training in competency-based approaches to education, and the implementation of the competency-based framework in China.

You can find out more about the project by visiting the TKCOM website.


2 pm – 2:10 pm

Welcome, Dr Lucy Betts
2:10 pm – 3:00 pm

Assessment principles Dr Andy Grayson

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm Introduction to GTKC framework Dr Elena Cano and colleagues
3:20 pm – 3:40 pm Refreshment break
3:40 pm – 4:00 pm

Competency based-approaches to education and online learning Dr Teresa Pessoa and colleagues

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm

Developing competency-based approaches through face-to-face training Dr Lucy Betts and colleagues

4:20 pm – 4:50 pm Implementation of the competency-based approaches in the Chinese context TBC
5 pm Thanks and event close

Booking information

This event is free to attend and refreshments are provided.

For more information about this event and to book your place, email Lucy Betts.

Location details


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


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