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Competency-based Education and Training (CBET)

An approach to vocational education and training in which skills, knowledge and attitudes are specified in order to define, steer and help to achieve competence standards, mostly within a kind of national qualifications framework. (Source: Deißinger & Hellwig 2011).

See also ‘Vocational education and training’, ‘National Qualifications Framework’.

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