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VNFIL in French-speaking Belgium

17 November 2021|

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.

Validation in Austria: The National Context

3 November 2021|

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.

The National Context for Validation in Italy

27 October 2021|

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.

The Partner Perspective – Lithuania

27 June 2021|

Lithuania is one of the seven countries participating in the consortium that implements the TRANSVAL-EU project, the validation of transversal skills across Europe. Here is Lithuania's national perspective on validation.

On the Intersection of Guidance and Validation

21 June 2021|

The discourse on validation has been ongoing since the first set of Guidelines for validation of non-formal and informal learning by the European Commission and the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) was issued in 2009.

TRANSVAL-EU: Project Kick-Off

20 June 2021|

Sixteen partners from seven countries have started a new challenging endeavour – a policy experimentation on the validation of transversal skills, acquired through non-formal and informal learning across Europe - the TRANSVAL-EU project.

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