The following documents provide background information about the development and assessment of Transversal Competencies in a range of contexts around the world (and with a focus on Australia).
Schools will teach ‘soft skills’ from 2017, but assessing them presents a challenge
Key Skills for the 21st century Analytical Report
The Future of Education and Skills 2013 OECD
The New Basics
Transferable skills in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)1: Implications for TVET teacher policies in Australia