Key competences developed during the CVE pilot workshops

Grodzki Theatre Association, Poland

In our CVE pilot workshops we focus on Lisbon key competences no 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8.

No of Lisbon key
Key competences developed during the pilot workshops Practical skills of beneficiaries developed during the pilot workshops Attitudes developed during the pilot workshops
1 Communication in the mother tongue which is the ability to express and interpret concepts, thoughts, feelings, facts and opinions in both oral and written form (listening, speaking, reading and writing), and to interact linguistically in an appropriate and creative way in a full range of societal and cultural contexts; 1. Participating in discussion, knowing its rules, presenting and arguing one's believes, polemical replies
2. Public presentations
3. Making notes and plans of action
4. Writing down one's observations and feelings (a diary)
5. Creating literary works: prose and drama (as group work)
6. Creating a script of one's true or fictional life (as group work)
Better understanding of a variety of texts (literary, journalistic, scientific, official documents
Openness, courage to express oneself, creativity, self-confidence, communication skills, perceptiveness




3 Mathematical competence and basic competences in science and technology. Mathematical competence is the ability to develop and apply mathematical thinking in order to solve a range of problems in everyday situations, with the emphasis being placed on process, activity and knowledge. Basic competences in science and technology refer to the mastery, use and application of knowledge and methodologies which explain the natural world.

These involve an understanding of the changes caused by human activity and the responsibility of each individual as a citizen;

1. Being able to recognize some advantages and threats of scientific progress
2. Being able to recognize positive and negative ecological activities
3.Seeing science as a foundation of technology
Being open to the world, to gaining knowledge, curiosity, criticism and carefulness in thinking
4 Digital competence involves the confident and critical use of information society technology (IST) and thus basic skills in information and communication technology (ICT); 1. Being able to use the computer (most basic information)
2. Using the internet: searching for information, selecting useful materials, sending e-mails, being aware of discussion forums, chats and educational platforms
3. Being able to use library catalogues
4. The ability to edit materials
Courage, belief in oneself, perseverance, ability to break down personal barriers, readiness to change, ability to use ICT in everyday life
5 Learning to learn is related to learning, the ability to pursue and organize one's own learning, either individually or in groups, in accordance with one's own needs, and awareness of methods and opportunities 1. Developing self-belief and self-value
2. Developing curiosity towards the world
3. Focusing on goals and aims
4. The ability to combine old information with new as well as with one's own experience
5. Critical thinking - comparing information from different sources
6. The ability to summarize information
7. The ability to use libraries, guide books, cultural newsletters
Involvement, perseverance, critical thinking, readiness for self-development work, believing in one's success
6 Social and civic competences. Social competence refers to personal, interpersonal and intercultural competence and all forms of behaviour that equip individuals to participate in an effective and constructive way in social and working life. It is linked to personal and social well-being. An understanding of codes of conduct and customs in the different environments in which individuals operate is essential. Civic competence, and particularly knowledge of social and political concepts and structures (democracy, justice, equality, citizenship and civil rights) equips individuals to engage in active and democratic participation; 1. The ability to negotiate, looking for consensus, understanding democracy
2. Participating in different groups and taking on different roles (leader, participant, member of team)
3. The ability to relate current events to historical ones
4. The ability to show some common heritage in the EU5. Seeing the EU as an opportunity for Europe, being able to discuss advantages and disadvantages of the EU
Seeing oneself as part of a community and society, being open towards other people, being able to interact with others, communication skills, flexibility




8 Cultural awareness and expression which involves appreciation of the importance of the creative expression of ideas, experiences and emotions in a range of media (music, performing arts, literature, and the visual arts). 1. The ability to make use of culture
2. The ability to show some foundations of European culture
3. The abilityo to understand and respond emotionally to some European cultural works
4. Creative abilities - self-expression (expressing one's personality and life experience)
5. The ability to notice the influence of European national cultures on one another
Curiosity about others, intellectual thirst, tolerance, objectivity, fairness in judging oneself and others, creativity, openness towards new things





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