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About the NEDP Competencies

ladyGraduateDiplomaThe NEDP requires participants to demonstrate their high school level abilities by applying them in simulated, academic, workplace and life contexts.  Aligned to the College and Career Readiness standards, the NEDP will assess three (3) foundation content areas and seven (7) functional life skill content areas.

The Foundation Competencies include:

  • Communication and Media Literacy
  • Applied Math/Numeracy
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

The Life Skills contexts:

  • Civic Literacy and Community Participation
  • Consumer Awareness and Financial Literacy
  • Cultural Literacy
  • Geography and History
  • Health Literacy
  • Science
  • Twenty-First Century Workplace

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