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ALLMEET-project 2013-17: Affording the desire to learn

In Projects, Pubs, Training, VPL Biennale by Ruud Duvekot

‘Affording the Desire to Learn’ aims at filling in the need to articulate and ground the features of personalised learning in higher education. Special attention is given to strengthening the dialogue between the adult learner and her/his learning history with the teacher or trainer in higher education on the design, implementation and validation of the learning that is needed to …

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VPL in Singapore

In Consultancy, News, Projects by Ruud Duvekot

Lifelong Learning Conference at Singapore University of Social Sciences, November 11, 2017. http://tlc.suss.edu.sg/llc2017/#home The Lifelong Learning Conference of Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) provided a platform for the examination of an education that empowers learners to go beyond the classroom and chart their own life journey within society. The conference was designed for participants from education, workforce development, and …

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VINCE, partnermeeting München, Oct. 9/10, 2017

In News, Projects by Ruud Duvekot

While existing practice in Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) has strong potential to support the inclusion of newcomers in Europe, there is clearly a need for adaptation of the processes and procedures and training of validation staff to exploit this potential and implement the adaptations. For this purpose, the 2nd partner meeting focused on collecting good practices on national levels …

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Making Learning Visible

In Consultancy, VPL Biennale by Ruud Duvekot

EU-CEDEFOP conference on Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning 29-29 November 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece CL3S was there, chairing one of the keynote sessions! Validation of non-formal and informal learning is about making visible and giving value to this diverse and often unique learning. One major purpose of validation is to make it possible for individuals to take advantage of the outcomes of their learning …

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Validation at UNAB in Chile

In Consultancy, Training by Ruud Duvekot

The validation of prior learning is at the heart of the Universidad Andrés Bello in Santiago, Chile. November 17, 2016 the university presented the results of the 3-year project on designing and implementing a validation-process within university-programmes. Pamela Urra S., directora Ejecutiva Proyecto RAP UNAB, presented the findings at the national seminar, together with Ximena Concha from ChileValora and Alejandra …

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Valuing Learning (thesis 2016)

In News, Research, VPL Biennale by Ruud Duvekot

Valuing Learning is a dualistic concept, which concerns valuing the Learning  as well as learning the Valuing. Learning to value refers to being able to master the techniques and beliefs of valuing someone’s  formal, non-formal and informal learning experiences. However, the converse is also necessary, namely being able to value the learning of individuals irrespective of time, context and form in which the learning took shape and …

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Audit system for PL2S centres

In Consultancy, Creative Concepts, Projects, Pubs by Ruud Duvekot

The overriding goal of ALLMEET is to build the capacity of the Russian HEIs partners with respect to understanding and managing on-going conflicts and to prevent the growth of a xenophobic attitude within the Russian society. EU partners will assist the Russian HEIs in planning, implementing and evaluating actions in the field of Intercultural Education and Lifelong Learning Strategies. Through …

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Raising awareness of the value of prior learning

In Projects, Pubs by Ruud Duvekot

The central question in the WP4 on the design and implementation of Personalized Lifelong Learning services (PL2S) is ‘how to activate VPL as an effective instrument for linking competences and credits in lifelong learning that appeals to citizens, strengthens their empowerment and also is beneficial to the other stakeholders in society?’. With this question in mind, the ALLMEET project aims …

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EWSETA, South Africa

In Research, Training by Ruud Duvekot

The Energy and Water Services Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) is a skills development authority serving the energy and water sectors in South Africa. Part of the EWSETA’s mandate is to see to the successful implementation of the systematics of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) within the sector. In 2012 the board of the EWSETA decided to realize a …

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Leren Waarderen (download)

In Pubs, Research by Ruud Duvekot

Waar vroeger een eens genoten opleiding voldoende was om jezelf duurzaam te handhaven op de arbeidsmarkt en in de samenleving, is dat tegenwoordig steeds vaker ontoereikend. De houdbaarheid van zowel diploma als baan ‘voor het leven’ neemt af en de noodzaak van levenlang leren neemt toe om je maatschappelijke positie te handhaven of te verbeteren. In een dergelijke ‘lerende samenleving’ …