Competency-Based Curriculum Development

Date: April 2-6, 20223 /
Program Type: In-Country Program /

Program Contents

The delivery of the program design follows a spiral learning approach, beginning with an overview of core concepts and followed by progressively deeper application of the concepts, and finally a self-directed learning approach through action planning.

Special Lecture:

  • Transforming TVET for Post-COVID-19: Challenges & Opportunities

Module 1: Overview of Competency-Based Education & Training for TVET System

  • Conceptual foundations of competency
  • Introduction to Competency-Based Education and Training
  • Competency standards

Module 2: Using DACUM for Occupational Analysis

  • Occupational Analysis
  • DACUM Approach and Duty-Task sheet

Module 3: Introduction to Instructional Methods & Use of ICT

  • Innovative Instructional Methods
  • Use of ICT for Competency-based Education & Training
  • Practice session
  • Module 4: Overview of Competency-based Assessment
  • Competency-based Assessment
  • Criteria for Assessment
  • Assessment Process
  • New Initiatives in Competency-Based Education & Training in TVET System

Project Work

  • Development of Competency-Based Curriculum for identified Course/program.
  • Preparation of Action Plan: Integrating Competency-Based Education & Training and Assessment for TVET System


The objectives of the In-Country program are to:

  • Comprehend the conceptions of Competency-Based Education and Training for the TVET System;
  • Apply the DACUM approach to Competency-Based Education and Training.
  • Understand the methodology of Competency-based assessment.
  • Use innovative instructional methods including ICT for the effective implementation of a Competency-Based Curriculum.
  • Prepare an action plan for a Competency-Based Curriculum & Assessment for the TVET System.