Willbergh, Ilmi, "The Problems of 'Competence' and Alternatives from the Scandivavion Perspective of Bildung," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No.3, 2015), 334-354.


Ilmi Willbergh


Presents a theoretical analysis of both competence and Bildung: explores the question of what should be learned in school and offers an alternative to competence-based models with a revised concept of Bildung in an effort to bridge the gap between schooling and the real world.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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