Assessment of Sustainability Competencies
Assessment of sustainability competencies may be defined as a process of drawing inferences about people’s sustainability competencies on the basis of evidence gathered by using reliable and valid assessment tools. The process of assessment of sustainability competencies starts with decisions regarding what to assess (knowledge, skills and attitudes with respect to real-world sustainability problems); and how to assess (assessment strategy; tools for assessment; strategy to interpret data).
Assessment of sustainability competencies is a complex, cyclical process of planning assessment of sustainability competencies, developing assessment tools, gathering data, analyzing data, and making judgements to inform decisions. Like any other assessment, assessment of sustainability competencies is a process not an event. The purpose...
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