How can effectiveness of VPL Foster Individuals' Benefit?

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Abstract

The use of Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) is assumed to enhance the individual's benefits for the access to labour market and job mobility respectively to lifelong learning and education, e.g. VET, HE and CVET. In general, benefits for the individual are recognized in a broad sense, covering also personal development and growth. National and EU policies on VPL highlights the impacts for both employability and lifelong learning while also stating the necessity of the Europe 2020 strategy for "smart, sustainable and inclusive growth be enhancing the use of more flexible learning pathways.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Learner At the Centre : Validation of Prior Learning strengthens lifelong learning for all.
EditorsRuud Duvekot, Dermot Coughlan, Kirsten Aagaard
Number of pages8
Volume1
PublisherEuropean Centre Valuation Prior Learning
Publication dateAug 2017
Edition1
Pages249-256
Article number16
Chapter16
ISBN (Print)978-94-92085-07-8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2017
SeriesVPL-Biennale
Number6
Volume1

Keywords

  • learning, educational science and teaching

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