Appendix A

The seven critical cross-fields education and training outcomes.

The following outcomes and additional qualities are the generic capabilities or competencies the National Qualifications Framework wishes to promote regardless of the learning fields or content of learning (Policy Document on ABET).

  1. Identify and solve problems in which responses that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made.

  2. Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization, community.

  3. Organize and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively.
  4. Collect, analyze, organize and critically evaluate information.
  5. Communicate effectively using visual, mathematics and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentations.
  6. Use science and technology effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation.

Additional qualities.

In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of:

  1. Reflecting on and exploring a variety if strategies to learn more effectively,

  2. Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities,

  3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts,

  4. Exploring education and career opportunities,

  5. Developing entrepreneurial opportunities.