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List of Subject-Specific Competences

A. Subject-specific competences in educational sciences
1. Ability to analyse educational concepts, theories and issues of policy in a systematic way.
2. Ability to identify potential connections between aspects of subject knowledge and their application in educational policies and contexts.
3. Ability to reflect on one’s own value system.
4. Ability to question concepts and theories encountered in education studies.
5. Ability to recognise the diversity of learners and the complexities of the learning process.
6. Awareness of the different contexts in which learning can take place.
7. Awareness of the different roles of participants in the learning process.
8. Understanding of the structures and purposes of educational systems.
9. Ability to do educational research in different contexts.
10. Counselling skills.
11. Ability to manage projects for school improvement/development.
12. Ability to manage educational programmes.
13. Ability to evaluate educational programmes/materials.
14. Ability to foresee new educational needs and demands.
15. Ability to lead or coordinate multidisciplinary educational teams.

B. Subject-specific competences in teacher sciences
1. Commitment to learners’ progress and achievement.
2. Competence in a number of teaching/learning strategies.
3. Competence in counselling learners and parents.
4. Knowledge of the subject to be taught.
5. Ability to communicate effectively with groups and individuals.
6. Ability to create a climate conducive to learning.
7. Ability to make use of e-learning and to integrate it into the learning environments.
8. Ability to manage time effectively.
9. Ability to reflect upon and evaluate one’s own performance.
10. Awareness of the need for continuous professional development.
11. Ability to assess the outcomes of learning and learners’ achievements.
12. Competence in collaborative problem solving.
13. Ability to respond to the diverse needs of learners.
14. Ability to improve the teaching/learning environment.
15. Ability to adjust the curriculum to a specific educational context.