The 6 principles of mastery-based learning

Innovation in education is a must if we want to keep up with technology and global advancements. The traditional teaching methods no longer serve today’s learners. There has to be a paradigm shift in our approach to education.

Teaching needs to be student-centered, but most of all, it should be based on the graduate profile.

Mastery-based learning is a competency-oriented teaching method. It aims to educate students for their future careers and civic lives. Since the labor market dynamic is in continuous transformation and evolution, students need to be prepared for jobs and roles that don’t exist today.

How can schools do that? The short answer is that by focusing on developing the skills needed for these ever-changing times. Students should master learning content but also abilities such as adaptability, resilience, and agency.

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