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(Skills assessment) All methods used to appraise performance by gathering evidence to determine whether learners, trainers, training methodologies, programmes and institutions have achieved the required standards.
The process of gathering and judging evidence in order to decide whether a person has achieved a standard or objective.
Access resource, available in EnglishThis glossary is a compilation of Australian vocational education and training (VET) terms and acronyms. It includes both current and historical terms, concepts, acronyms and other abbreviations found in Australian VET research, policy and data.
A quality assurance procedure which monitors the quality of teaching and learning and results in a graded judgment about the quality of a VET provider or programme.
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Access resource, available in EnglishThis standard glossary of terms defines and clarifies the core terminology relating to the development and implementation of the South African National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
A way of judging learner performance. Assessment methods include: teachers’ feedback; peer group critique; written and oral course work, portfolio development, tests and examinations.
Access resource, available in EnglishThis glossary is one output of European Commission project EAC/11/2008, 'Study on European Terminology in Adult Learning for a common language and common understanding and monitoring of the sector'. Work on this study was led by the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC), Institute of Education, London in collaboration with colleagues from the Deutsches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung (DIE), the Agence Nationale de Lutte contre l'illetrisme (ANLCI) and the University of Warsaw. Terms listed [...] are presented under six conceptual headings [...]. A seventh grouping representing general theories and concept in adult learning has also been including. The seven groups are: Theories and concepts in adult learning, Adult learning strategy, policy and legislation, adult skills and competences, access to and participation in adult learning, investment in adult learning, quality of adult learning, outcomes and of adult learning.
Methods of measuring learner progress, including state approved assessments, non-approved testing, staff evaluation, and self-reporting of learners.
Access resource, available in EnglishA glossary on Adult Education, compiled by the Virginian department of Education.