• (noun): Skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity.
    Example: "Practice greatly improves proficiency"
    Synonyms: technique
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on proficiency:

Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency
... Cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP) is a language-related term which refers to formal academic learning, as opposed to BICS ... the terms BICS and CALP are most frequently used to discuss the language proficiency levels of students who are in the process of acquiring a new language ... These students typically develop proficiency in BICS well before they acquire a strong grasp of CALP or academic language ...
Laser Bullet Training - Background
... regularly, sometimes daily, to maintain proficiency ... This is a 17% proficiency rate ... with little or no training, criminals have a 10% proficiency rate ...
Managerial Assessment Of Proficiency
... The term managerial assessment of proficiency (MAP) describes a methodology for the assessment of managerial competence in human resource and training applications ... MAP is designed for evaluation of a manager's proficiency in 12 prescribed competencies, and other criteria ... The 12 competencies are fundamental in determining the proficiency of an effective manager, according to the methodology ...
Arlington Senior High School - Students
... percentage of students who have limited English proficiency (58%). 35% of students had grade level reading proficiency and 13% of students had proficiency in mathematics ...
Language Proficiency - Proficiency Frameworks
... Note that test scores may not correlate reliably, as different understandings of proficiency lead to different types of assessment FSI Test (Foreign Service ... evolved from FSI) Language Proficiency Index ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines ACTFL recognises ten different levels of proficiency "novice", "intermediate", "advanced", and "su ...

More definitions of "proficiency":

  • (noun): The quality of having great facility and competence.

Famous quotes containing the word proficiency:

    A father who will pursue infant care tasks with ease and proficiency is simply a father who has never been led to believe he couldn’t.
    Michael K. Meyerhoff (20th century)

    The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best player of chess; but proficiency in whist implies capacity for success in all these more important undertakings where mind struggles with mind.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845)