Evaluación de competencias profesionales en educación superior: retos e implicaciones.

Translated title of the contribution: Evaluation of professional competences in Higher Education: Challenges and implications.

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© 2016, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia. All rights reserved. In the context of paradigmatic change in the higher education, propitiated between other affectations for the convergence of European process in the professionals training, there have been raised the profile and the professional competences as a reference of the training of the same ones, carrying automatically news approaches in the design, development and evaluation of the same one. With independence of the same ones, in this article we want to focus, like aim, on four challenges, among others, which there carries particularly the evaluation of the professional competences, which go from different dimensions (conceptual, develop-reconstructive, strategic and operative) and simultaneously to consider some implications on the same ones. It is for it, the need to depart before from a conceptualization of professional competences at present, fix to confront not only his training and development, but also his proper evaluation, giving course for new strategies and devices for evaluation of professional competences on those who are thought over and specify in the context of the higher education.
Translated title of the contributionEvaluation of professional competences in Higher Education: Challenges and implications.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)17-38
Number of pages22
JournalEducacion XX1
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


  • Competences rules
  • Context evaluation
  • Evaluation of competences
  • Higher education
  • Professional competences
  • Tools evaluation


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