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Structures linking levels and programmes of education or education with employment and allowing movement between programmes at the same level or between education and employment.
Source: UNESCO 1984, Global
The arrangements which facilitate the movement or progression of students from one course to another, or from one education and training sector to another.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
The process of forming possibilities of connection between qualifications and/or part qualifications to allow for the vertical, lateral and diagonal movement of learners through the formal education and training system and its linkages with the world of work.
Source: SAQA 2013, South Africa
Active linking between vocational and academic streams.
Source: SADC 2011, Southern Africa
The mechanism by which programs are linked to enable students to progress through levels of qualifications, between providers or sectors. Articulated programs provide multiple entry and exit points and a staircase or ladders of learning opportunities.
Source: TESDA 2010, Philippines
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