《Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Theory and Practice》 ›› 2023, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (11): 1268-1275.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-9771.2023.11.004

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Developing curriculum of speciality of education and rehabilitation using WHO rehabilitation competency framework

HU Weibin1,2, LIU Qiaoyun1(), ZHAO Hang1, LU Haidan1, ZHANG Yuhong3, WANG Jie4   

  1. 1. Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Education, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
    2. College of Education, Lanzhou City University, Lanzhou, Gansu 730070, China
    3. School of Education Science, Xinjiang Normal University, Urumqi, Xinjiang 830017, China
    4. East China Normal University Maternity and Infant Health Hospital, Shanghai 200051, China
  • Received:2023-09-12 Published:2023-11-25 Online:2023-11-30
  • Contact: LIU Qiaoyun, E-mail: qyliu@spe.ecnu.edu.cn
  • Supported by:
    National Language Commission Research Plan(YB145-21);Shanghai Pujiang Program(2019PJC033);Changning District of Shanghai Municipal Health Commission Project(2019CNECNUPI05-1)


Objective To construct rehabilitation competency framework (RCF) of the speciality of education and rehabilitation (SER-RCF) based on World Health Organization RCF, to innovate the curriculum system.

Methods The competency for undergraduate level professionals in the speciality of education and rehabilitation were analyzed to develop curriculum using RCF theory and methodology.

Results Talent training was a kind of competency-based and outcome-based education. SER-RCF integrated the competencies and activities in the areas of professionalism, practice, learning and development, management and leadership, and research required for professional work in education and rehabilitation around core values and beliefs. It also designed the training objectives of the speciality of education and rehabilitation: to be ethical and correct, to be physically and mentally healthy, to have a solid foundation, to be sustainable, to be co-operative and enjoyable, and to be reflective and enquiring. SER-RCF played a central role in developing the curriculum system of rehabilitation, education and psychology, and practice.

Conclusion Reshaping the undergraduate level curriculum system of education and rehabilitation based on RCF is not only the implementation of the construction concept of new medicine and new liberal arts, but also can effectively connect with the international standard of rehabilitation higher education.

Key words: rehabilitation competency framework, speciality of education and rehabilitation, curriculum

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