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ERIC Number: ED529859
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Communicative Competence: Existing Concepts and Prospects for Further Development
Zascerinska, Jelena
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Scientific Conference, "Man in the Space of Language" (Kaunas, Lithuania, May 14-15, 2010)
Communicative competence is set out to be of the eight key competences which individuals need for personal fulfilment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment (European Commission 2004, p. 3). The success of the sustainable development of communicative competence requires existing concepts of communicative competence and prospects for further development to be considered. Aim of the following paper is to analyze existing concepts of communicative competence and to elaborate hypothesis for further studies. The findings of the research allow putting forth the following hypothesis on the prospects of the competence concept's development and of innovation in education (Lifelong Learning for Creativity and Innovation 2008, p. 4): the concept competence extended includes the ability to innovate knowledge -- the creation, dissemination and application of knowledge that allows using the term innovation competence while the communicative competence remains the overall concept. (Contains 5 tables and 1 figure.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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