Learning Domains

 Learning Domains

​​​​The education which a learner needs, including the necessary knowledge, understanding, skills, and values to obtain the relevant qualifications organized according to each level specified in the Framework. These levels progress gradually in terms of scope and sequence, from the entry level to level 8. They are expressed in terms of the dimensions of knowledge and understanding, skills, and values, autonomy, and responsibility according to the following criteria.

This includes the knowledge and understanding of a leaner in the areas of learning, work, or profession:

  • Extensive deep knowledge and understanding of facts, concepts, principles, theories, processes, and procedures in the area of learning, work, or profession.
  • Depth of knowledge which can be general or specialized.
  • Breadth of knowledge which can range from a single topic to multi-disciplinary areas of knowledge.
  •  Kinds of knowledge which range from concrete to abstract, segmented to cumulative.
  • Complexity of knowledge which refers to a combination of kinds, depth, and breadth of knowledge.​


What a graduate can do in the field of study, work, or profession. Skills are described in terms of the kinds and complexity of skills and include:

  • Cognitive Skills: involving the application of knowledge and conceptual understanding of concepts, principles, and theories; and the use of critical thinking, problem-solving skills, inquiry, and creativity.
  •  Practical and Physical Skills: involving motor skills and manual dexterity, and the use of appropriate materials, devices, and tools, along with mastering motor and manual skills.
  •  Communication and Information Technology Skills: involving written, verbal, and non-verbal communication, numeracy skills, and the use and production of information and communication technology.​

Terms of principles and standards that are oriented towards success in the areas of life, work, or profession. They include:

  • Academic and professional values and ethics.
  • Continued self-learning and autono.
  • Teamwork and responsibility.​​

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