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.
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of repositories The opening for accreditation of prior learning (APL) - Identification possible developments in the art depending on the progress of science and technology, health needs of today and tomorrow, with new or future organizational arrangements in place to meet those needs.
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 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).
A key component of work-based assessments, advocated by both the MCI and the Government, is the concept of accreditation of prior learning (APL).

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