Competence


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Competence

Sufficient ability or fitness for one's needs. The necessary abilities to be qualified to achieve a certain goal or complete a project.

Competence

The ability to complete a project, make a product, or otherwise do what is required. Both individuals and companies have competence. For example, an engineer would not likely find a job as a nurse because it is outside his competence, that is, his ability to do the required work. Likewise, a dental office is unlikely to be hired to design a skyscraper.
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The Division of Competences Between the EU and the Member States: Reflections on the Past, the Present and the Future
The board of education and quality (stuk), As part of the pooling project, Offers a development project on the development of teaching materials and competence development, Which includes the following sub-tasks: 1.
teacher competence and (b) career stage (Grissmer & Kirby, 1987; Ingersoll, 2001; Shen, 1998).
Statistical techniques was applied to calculate the percentage, mean score, standard deviation and difference between male and female ESTs competence level.
Though emotional competence often is described as a soft skill (Showry & Manasa, 2014), this competency has a critical impact on professional role satisfaction as well as the success of an organization.
Moreover, the 1998 PEW Foundation Report recommended that states in the United States require that their "regulated health care practitioners demonstrate their competence in the knowledge, judgment, technical skills and interpersonal skills relevant to their jobs throughout their careers.
However non-significant differences were observed along learned optimism and social competence in relation to gender and income levels.
NZNO'S COMPETENCE review adviser Pauline Cook believes the Nursing Council's new competence assessment process, which uses actors in clinical scenarios, is a big improvement on how nurses' competence has been assessed.
2 of this document says the following regarding competence, training and awareness: "The organisation shall ensure that any person(s) performing tasks that can impact on OH&S is (are) competent on the basis of appropriate education, training or experience, and shall retain associated records.
AIM To report the findings of an analysis of the concept of competence acquisition when determined using simulated learning experiences.
The essential element is the outcome, the required competence.
Juridical Documents that May Be Contracted by Different Classes of Natural Persons that Are Distinguished in Relation to the Legal Competence