VNIL Vocabulary in Russian Language
Dec01

VNIL Vocabulary in Russian Language

During the VALERU project it became clear that certain wordings and phrases regarding the validation of non-formal and informal learning do not exist in Russian Language yet. Therefore a VNIL vocabulary was developed in Russian language, which contains the explanation and russian equivalents for the following concepts: CLASSIFICATION of HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS CREDIT LIFELONG LEARNING RECOGNITION DIPLOMA SUPPLEMENT, DS LEARNING...

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What is VNIL?

VNIL is short for Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning. But what is it all about? First the term non-formal and informal learning has to be cleared up. Non-formal and Informal Learning (NIL) contains two concepts not one. Informal learning refers to unplanned and unstructured learning gained from direct experience, especially in the workplace, whilst non-formal learning is best understood as planned, structured learning...

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Austria

The question of recognition and validation of nonformal and informal learning in Austria in general is tightly linked to the emergence of the concept of „Lifelong Learning“ and the Austrian strategy of Lifelong Learning “LLL:2020”. Even though the national strategy was adopted only quite recently, in 2011, the beginning of its development can be traced back in 2005, when the then Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and...

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Procedures
Feb24

Procedures

According to the guidelines of CEDEFOP, the council’s recommendations for validation, and appropriate practical implementation (CEDEFOP, 2009; BBT, 2010; European Council 2012), as a validation methodology five phases can be established that will lead to the identification and evaluation of informally and non-formally acquired competences. The core of the four phases (European Council, 2012) is completed by a preceding information...

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Important information
Feb24

Important information

VNIL is short for Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning. But what is it all about? Find out more under following sections: What is VNIL? This sections cleares up the terms validation, non-formal and informal learning. VNIL Practices. Reports from Austria, Germany, France, UK and Russia give you an impression of how far VNIL is already implemented within these countries. The report on the European Perspective compares the...

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Become an expert
Feb22

Become an expert

Dec 25, 2017 @ 5:03 pm How to Become a VALERU VNIL Expert? You want to learn more about the validation of non-formal and informal learning (VNIL)? On the VALERU platform you have the chance to get in touch with face-to-face VNIL training or webinar providers. Also you can choose to learn more about VNIL through self-study: The VALERU platform offerns different kinds of study material in English and Russian Language. Certification...

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