KeyCoNet Final Conference KeyCoNet Final Conference

On 25-26 November 2014, KeyCoNet hosted its final conference, launching its recommendations for policy makers and practitioners on how to improve the implementation of competence-based education in schools across Europe. The conference took place at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels. 

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Read more about the Final Recommendations.

Download the agenda of the Final Concerence (pdf) and read the press release.



  • Implementing key skills in post-primary education in Ireland through a systemic approach - panel session moderated by Majella O'Shea (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment)
  • A holistic approach to developing learners' capacities in Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence - Graham Donaldson (University of Glasgow)
  • KeyCoNet's recommendations: What steps may policy makers and school leaders take to improve the implementation of compentence-based learning in schools across Europe? - Janet Looney (EIESP)
  • Assessment and teaching of 21st century skills: the challenges ahead - Patrick Griffin (University of Melbourne)


Conference photos

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