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Credit accumulation and transfer (CAT)

Parent terms: Credit accumulation, Credit transfer

1 child term

An arrangement whereby the diverse features of both credit accumulation and credit transfer are combined to facilitate lifelong learning and access to the workplace.
Source: SAQA 2013, South Africa
A system whereby learners acquire a number of points, or ‘credits’ for the achievement of formally described learning outcomes for part of a course, e.g. units, modules or individual years. In Higher Education, Credit Accumulation and Transfer is designed so that learners can transfer points from one course or university to another.
Source: EU Commission AL 2010, Europe

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