Compentence profile of a graduate in ecotourism and nature guiding

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Compentence profile of a graduate in ecotourism and nature guiding

The Competence profile of a graduate in ecotourism and nature guiding is an e-publication that aims to formulate requirements for knowledge, skills and competences that a graduate in ecotourism and interpretive nature guiding should have in order to work effectively in the ecotourism sector. It is designed with a view to ensuring that the developed study programme meets the needs of the key stakeholders in each Partner Country and in each Partner Country Higher education institution. This Compentence profile serves as a basis for the development of the curriculum and learning content of the joint post-graduate study programme.

How target groups will use it and benefit from the Compentence profile:

Will use the Competence profile as a guide to the design of educational programmes and courses in the field of ecotourism & nature guiding;

Will use it as a reference document for knowledge, skills and attitudes they should aim to develop through education & training process in the field of ecotourism & nature guiding. The competence profile will help academic staff to align teaching/learning activities & assessment methods with the learning outcomes required in the ecotourism sector;

Will use it to understand the scope of competences they can acquire if they complete a study programme based on it;

Will use this output as a reference document helping them to understand what competences they should expect from their potential employees;

Can use the Competence profile as a contribution to professional standards and qualification frameworks that are currently under development in Colombia, Chile and Brazil.

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