The aim of article is to survey the competencies assessment experience in formal education in Lithuania in colleges, vocational training schools and labour market vocational training schools. Research object is the competencies assessment in formal education in Lithuania. Research methods are analysis of literature and documents, supervision and conversation. This article presents various theoretical conceptions about competencies assessment in vocational training system and competencies assessment in other countries (USA, UK, Denmark and Sweden). Also there is review of competencies assessment experience in formal education in Lithuania from 2006. The review of competencies assessment experience in colleges, vocational schools, labour market vocational schools in Lithuania are analyzed by these aspects: educational acts about competencies assessment, requirement for study programs, requirement for study process and evaluation of qualification, methodical guidelines for competences assessment. The first conclusion is that competence assessment is more actual in vocational trainings and labour market vocational training then in non university studies. Education acts focus in qualification evaluation, but accent the competencies assessment importance. The supervision and conversation with competencies assessment process participants show few problems: we must improve requirement for competencies assessors, improve competencies assessment methods and methodical guidelines for competencies assessment.
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
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