Competency based education

Competency-Based Education (CBE) – What it is and why it’s relevant

You might have heard of Competency-Based Education (CBE)¹, a method of learning which is steadily growing in popularity.  As more adult learners are looking to earn a degree, CBE links study with the workplace.  Some people believe that this is the direction that higher education in general is likely to …

knowledge usefulness

Knowledge Usefulness (and APEL)

Recently, a potential student wrote in to ask if his vast experience might count for something. His original GPA scores had been low, but he had gone out and worked in all manner of jobs, gained lifetime and travel experience some of us can only dream about. His gripe was …