Sum of skills (basic and new basic skills) needed to live in contemporary knowledge society.
Comment: in its recommendation on key competences for lifelong learning, the european commission sets out eight key
- communication in the mother tongue;
- communication in foreign languages;
- competences in maths, science and technology;
- digital competence;
- learning to learn;
- interpersonal, intercultural and social competences, and civic competence;
- cultural expression.
Source: Cedefop (2014) "Terminology of European education and training policy: A selection of 130 key terms"