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A course or part of a course in the context of a modular programme. A module may be taken singularly or combined with other modules offered.
Access resource, available in EnglishAs national education systems vary in terms of structure and curricular content, it can be difficult to benchmark performance across countries over time or monitor progress towards national and international goals. In order to understand and properly interpret the inputs, processes and outcomes of education systems from a global perspective, it is vital to ensure that data are comparable. This can be done by applying the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), the standard framework used to categorise and report cross-nationally comparable education statistics.
A component of a larger qualification, which is certificated independently. (Sometimes, it means a component of learning and teaching within a programme, not independently certificated)
Access resource, available in English(Glossary starting p. 63)
(also called Subject)
A unit of education or training which can be completed on its own or as part of a course and which is considered as a component that makes up a Competency Development Framework for a given discipline or profession. Module is an aggregation of the awareness, knowledge, skills and attitude competencies which reflect what a competent person in a particular role should be able to perform. Modules may also result in the attainment of one or more units of competency. The modules should include guidance for assessors pertinent to the related standards. A module should describe:
Access resource, available in EnglishThe Egyptian TVET expert Moustafa Wahba developed a glossary based on his own experience as a consultant in TVET.
A self-contained block of learning which can be completed on its own or as part of a course and which may also result in the attainment of one or more units of competency.
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.
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