ELC definition of Competence

 

When thinking about your child - What does the word “Competent” mean to you? 

 

These responses were gathered from parents at an ELC Parent Open House in September, 2017. The ELC team then used affinity mapping to group and categorize the responses. Some responses were given in other languages and and then translated to English.

 

Collaborative

  • Good Communicators
  • Able to make new idea and share with her friend
  • Able to collaborate
  • Help others
  • Listen to others
  • Team worker

Trust

  • Honest
  • Effort to never lie

Aspirations

  • The sky it his limit
  • High self-esteem
  • Living for dreams

Attributes

  • Organized
  • Open minded
  • Never be lazy
  • Curious
  • Concentrate 
  • Very fine (in relation to their attitude) 

Concept-based learning 

  • Can tell what they think
  • Can tell observe
  • Can understand each other
  • Think deeply
  • Listen
  • Get a concept quickly
  • Confident, Independent, Flexible

Respect

  • Understand differences
  • Able to respect different cultures
  • Has the skills, knowledge and dispositions to self-regulate, interact with benefit from and contribute to their community. 

Intuitive

  • Has the skills, knowledge and dispositions to self-regulate, interact with benefit from and contribute to their community.
  • Able to control own emotions.
  • Skill based learning

Skill based learning

  • Able to self study
  • He knows what to do and how to do it
  • Capable of doing many things in an orderly manner
  • Perform a task on his own without assistance
  • Lone wolf
  • Autonomous
  • Work fast
  • Do as soon as possible.

Caring/empathetic

  • Sympathy
  • Getting along with everyone
  • Make oneself and others happy
  • Accept others
  • Feel atmosphere

Open minded/Flexible

  • Adaptive
  • Flexible
  • Don’t worry too much
  • Accept everything
  • Doesn’t be negative form the beginning 
  • Perseverance 

Succeed in doing

  • Solve problems
  • Able to break down the problem
  • Think, decide and solve problems by oneself.
  • Courageous 

Challenge

  • No fear of failure
  • Try new things
  • Tough

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