accreditation of prior learning

accreditation of prior learning

the award of credit for a course of study or TRAINING previously undertaken to give exemption from some part of an educational or training course currently being taken. It facilitates greater flexibility in the provision of training and education, and is therefore thought likely to encourage take-up of vocational training and education. Accreditation of prior learning is likely to be facilitated by the attempts to set national standards of training and education in the NATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION initiative.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
By looking at data focused on life-long learning and how participation in non-formal education influences further education opportunities, Radovan identifies different UK counties' approaches to APL (Accreditation of prior learning) and APEL (Accreditation of prior experiential Learning).
Traditionally, higher education institutions in several European countries support the accreditation of prior learning (APL) (Merrifield et al., 2000).
Mr Rowe added: "The Recognition Service represents a major development in promoting the accreditation of prior learning.
Accreditation of Prior Learning in France as a Case Study (Teresa Sanchez Chaparro); and (7) Assessment of Learning Outcomes: The Case of ANECA (Rafael Llavor).
The University of Wales: Trinity Saint David has gained funding to support the accreditation of prior learning and the acquisition of high-level skills for workers whilst employed in small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the Convergence area.
The LATERAL Project (Liberating Aptitudes by Technology Enhanced Recognition and Accreditation of Prior Learning) will fund a range of Work-Based Learning (WBL) programmes primarily to employed participants.
The Skills Academy's projects include the establishment of an industry-specific training and development Gold Standard and a central employee skills registry, along with expert skills assessments, course development, accreditation of prior learning and a good practice guide.
To qualify for the diploma, candidates must either have a Consumer Protection degree from one of the universities approved by the Trading Standards Institute, or qualify through accreditation of prior learning experience (APEL).
Accreditation of prior learning. A key component of work-based assessments, advocated by both the MCI and the Government, is the concept of accreditation of prior learning (APL).
The Key Themes category includes skill development; human resources development; learning innovation; accreditation of prior learning; guidance and counseling; and community-based learning.

Full browser ?