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proficiency

(prō-fĭsh′ĕn-sē) [L. proficere, to move forward, to accomplish]
Expertise; skill.
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Global survey of 750,000 adults across 63 countries and territories shows the state of worldwide English proficiency
The IFR Proficiency Center will be a hub for instrument pilots and will feature Tech Talks, IMC Club chapter meetings, and eight Redbird flight simulators on which pilots can gauge their instrument proficiency by flying various approach scenarios.
Survey data shows that safety professionals in the field are concerned that aircrews will attempt to train at a higher level than their proficiency and available spin-up time permit.
Muscat, Mar 9 (ONA) The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources (MRMWR) in the first Gulf Conference on proficiency testing to be held in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, U.
That's according to Education First's newly released English Proficiency Index.
One possible explanation relates to the use of 10th-grade MCAS proficiency as a graduation requirement.
THE TREND OF PERSONALIZED learning has caught on nationwide, but the entire state of Oregon has been using a similar method--proficiency-based instruction--since 2002 when it gave districts the option to award credit for proficiency.
The Department's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), which is part of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), has released a report comparing the relative rigor of state proficiency standards in reading and mathematics using the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scale as a common yardstick.
International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), Milford, Ohio, has announced that the ITI TranscenData business has acquired Proficiency, the leader in feature-based CAD data translation software.
In fact, Johnson (2005) recently described a new law in Texas that rewards students who have shown proficiency on the state test with 2 weeks off from school (during the school year) while teachers concentrate on preparing the other students for the test.