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Knowledge Citizens: A Competence Profile

WithAmérica Martínez

The present context of the knowledge society has concurrently brought considerable demands and, mainly, valuable growth and fulfillment opportunities for its constituents (Carrillo, 1999; OCDE, 2002; Bounfour and Edvinsson, 2005). This situation allows people to grow into new competences, incorporate themselves into and play a part in the construction of their environment. This involves development of their individual potential in interactions with others and the environment, and establishing person-context exchange dynamics (Martínez, 1999).