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
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
The Key Themes category includes skill development; human resources development; learning innovation; accreditation of prior learning
; guidance and counseling; and community-based learning.