Linkages of VPL: Validation of Prior Learning as a Multi-Targeted Approach for Maximising Learning Opportunities for All

Ruud Duvekot (Editor), Dae Joong Kang (Editor), Jane Murray (Editor)

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Preface (Ruud Duvekot)
All across the globe, countries face big challenges in their learning and working systems, both qualitatively (reducing poverty and illiteracy, the need for lifelong learning and the upskilling and updating of competences) as well as quantitatively (division of labour, demographic challenges, drop-outs, (im)migration, retention). Much research has been done (and is going on) on the added value of the learning outcomes approach in National Qualification Frameworks (NQFs), the effectiveness of Human Resources Management systems (HRM) and on the methods for Validation of Prior Learning (VPL)...
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
PublisherInholland University AS and European Centre Valuation Prior Learning
Number of pages226
ISBN (Print)9789081254922
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2014



  • Validated Prior Learning
  • VPL
  • APL
  • APEL
  • APCL
  • RPL

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