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Validation of transversal skills at VPL Biennale 2022

25 May 2022|

Validation of transversal skills at VPL Biennale 2022 Last week on 19-20th May 2022, the 4th Validation of Prior Learning Biennale took place in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Education and Training Service Centre (ETSC) hosted the [...]

The European Training was carried out in Perugia!

18 May 2022|

The European Training was carried out in Perugia! On May 10th and 11th the TRANSVAL-EU European Training was carried out in Perugia, Italy, involving 30 trainees from project partner and associated partner organizations. After being [...]

VNFIL system and the Italian Recovery and Resilience Plan

13 May 2022|

VNFIL system and the Italian Recovery and Resilience Plan One of the reasons why the TRANSVAL-EU project and the development of new tools for the validation of transversal skills acquired through non-formal and informal learning [...]

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Transversal competencies on the Agenda in Lithuania

9 May 2022|

In March 2022, there were two international conferences held by the Lithuanian Qualification and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre (KPMPC), dedicated to the recognition of the competencies gained in non-formal and informal ways, mainly [...]

The Guidance and Validation Practitioners’ Competence Profile

6 April 2022|

The Guidance and Validation Practitioners’ Competence Profile A number of Competence Profiles exist for the Validation and Guidance Practitioners, such as the Nordic Competence Profiles of Validation Practitioners and Competence Development[1], together with ValiGuide, the Nordic [...]

The Common Transversal Competence Framework

28 March 2022|

The Common Transversal Competence Framework Substantial experience in the field of transversal competences acquired through two Erasmus+ projects (RECTEC, 2016-2019; RECTEC+, 2019-2021)[1] shaped the starting point and paved the way for the work on a [...]

Transval-EU is preparing for the European training!

28 March 2022|

Transval-EU is preparing for the European training! The Transval-EU project is running smoothly and successfully, and we are proud to inform about the ongoing preparation of the curriculum for the European training programme for validation [...]

KNOW HOW TO BECOME : A theoretic approach to lifelong learning

4 March 2022|

Know how to become: A theoretic approach to lifelong learning This blogpost is written by a guest author Dominique GEIMER, who explains his model for educational reform How to become (Savoir Devenir), in which transversal competences play a central [...]

What’s new in TRANSVAL-EU?

24 February 2022|

What’s new in TRANSVAL-EU? TRANSVAL-EU consortium held its third partner meeting on 1-2 February 2022. Participation was again high with as much as 30 participants from partner organisations joining. We celebrated early the first year [...]

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Learning outcomes: Validation and the EQF/NQF

14 February 2022|

Learning outcomes: Validation and the EQF/NQF A paradigm shift toward learning outcomes as common language: Instead of focusing on learning inputs, e.g. the length of learning initiatives or the form and setting of learning as [...]

  • Polish practitioners discuss transversal skills

Polish practitioners discuss transversal skills

7 February 2022|

Polish practitioners discuss transversal skills What does ‘transversal’ in ‘transversal skills’ stand for? How can we validate such skills? These are the questions that the Education Research Institute asked the Polish validation and guidance practitioners [...]

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.

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