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Recognition of learning

Parent terms: Recognition, Learning

The principles and processes through which the knowledge, skills and competences of a person are made visible, mediated and assessed for the purposes of certification, progression and professional standing (Comment: Recognition can take place by making learning explicit through the codification of knowledge, skills and competences in qualifications, but it is not limited to this form).
Source: UNESCO 2015, Global
Recognition of learning is a process of granting official status to learning outcomes and/or competences, which can lead to the acknowledgement of their value in society.
Source: EU Commission (OpenCred study) 2016, Europe
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 Validation of informal/non-formal learning



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