What is it?
The Knowledge Translation Competency Framework is a tool presenting the knowledge and observable behaviours that are required to successfully fulfill the tasks and responsibilities related to the various activities associated with knowledge translation practices.
Who is it for?
- To managers who wish to establish a specialized KT position in their team or other positions that include responsibilities related to KT.
- To practitioners specialized in KT or professionals who are expected to fulfill responsibilities related to KT.
How can it be used?
The framework can serve many functions. Indeed, it can be used as an educational tool for clarifying what KT practice is, it can support efforts to advocate for resources or it can be used to plan and manage KT projects.
It can also be useful in the context of developing team work plans, during the recruitment and performance management processes, for competency management and to support professional training and development.
What does it consist of?
One PDF files including 2 parts: Part 1 – a user guide, and Part 2 – the KT Competency Framework.
Part 1 – A guide presenting the framework through proposals of appropriation and adaptation processes, personas (case studies) of KT practitioners and possible uses.
Part 2 – It is the Competency Framework. It includes 2 sections, as well as a lexicon:
- Section 1 – Knowledge requirements and assets for knowledge translation
- Section 2 – Observable behaviours associated with the different tasks or functions related to knowledge translation
How to get it?
To obtain the framework and user guide (in one PDF file), please simply fill the download form.