The European Commission just published two important policy initiatives promoting lifelong learning - the two proposals for Council Recommendations, one on individual learning accounts and another one on micro-credentials.
TRANSVAL-EU project partner, the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) was invited as speaker and participant to the EC Validation event, presenting on tools and methods for the validation of transversal skills.
The systematic development of the validation of non-formal and informal learning is based on several initiatives in various sectors of education in Lithuania.
Among national and regional initiatives on informal learning, the use of innovative tools such as digital badges represent a promising option to setting up an effective system of validation and a transferable model.
The validation of non-formal and informal learning has come a long way in French-speaking Belgium. At its heart lies the Consortium de Validation des Compétences (CVDC) who coordinates the efforts.
In the Austrian educational landscape, the main focus lies on formally acquired qualifications as proof of skills and competences. To learn more about validation in Austria, keep on reading.
In the Italian system, transversal competences are not yet fully integrated in the process of validation of non-formal and informal learning, although they are mentioned in the descriptors within the National Qualification Framework.
ALL DIGITAL, partner in the TRANSVAL-EU project, organises its annual flagship event - the ALL DIGITAL Summit - on 13th October.
Do you know the EQF Advisory Group? In this new blog post, the Lifelong Learning Platform (a partner in TRANSVAL-EU) explains the role of the EQF Advisory Group, where national ministries and key EU stakeholders meet regularly to discuss national developments of their qualification and validation systems.
Beginning from the 2010s a shift towards the modernisation of education in line with the European policies for lifelong learning began to take shape in Poland.