The 2014 European Inventory on validation of non-formal and informal learning. Prospects and trends on validation in Europe

Ernesto Villalba-Garcia, Manuel Souto-Otero, Ilona Murphy

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Abstract

The European Inventory is a tool produced under the auspices of the European
Commission and has been in place since 2004. It presents an overview
of the situation regarding validation in European countries. The 2014 Inventory
investigates 33 countries through 36 country reports. After describing
the political context for the validation of non-formal and informal learning
in Europe, namely the European Council Recommendation of December 2012,
the article explains the main features of the European Inventory and presents
selected findings.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-19
Number of pages4
JournalBerufsbildung in Wissenschaft und Praxis
Volume15
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014

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