ERIC Number: ED470934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
AGORA V: Identification, Evaluation and Recognition of Non-Formal Learning (Thessaloniki, Greece, March 15-16, 1999). CEDEFOP Panorama Series.
Guggenheim, Eric Fries, Ed.
This document contains papers from a 2-day meeting on identification, evaluation, and recognition of nonformal learning in the European Union. The following papers are included: "Identification, Assessment, and Recognition of Non-Formal Learning: European Tendencies" (Jens Bjornavold); "Why Measure Human Capital?" (Riel Miller); "Mobility and Social Cohesion" (Eric Fries Guggenheim); "Social Partners' Round Table--Is There Any Consensus on the Validation of Non-Formal Learning and If So, What?" (Eugenio Rosa, Mike Coles, Donald Kerr); "Work-Related Projects on New Methods of Skill Definition and Accreditation: Moves Towards a Personal Skills Medium in the USA and in Europe" (Barbara Jones, Kari Hadjivassiliou); "The Recognition and Validation of Informal Learning in France" (Anne-Marie Charraud); "Finnish Competence-Based Qualifications--Organization, Assessment, and Legitimacy" (Petri Haltia); "Accreditation of Non Formal Learning in the Netherlands" (Marian Nieskens, Ruud Klarus); "Examination of the Requirements for Successful Validation of Vocational Learning--The Issue of Legitimacy" (Jens Bjornavold); "A Few Features of the Situation in France--The Views of CFDT (Confederation Francaise Democratique du Travail) on the Measurement of Informally Acquired Competences" (Jose Danilo); and "Social Partners' Round-Table Discussion: the Validation of Prior Learning: What Can We Build Together?" (Juan Maria Memendez-Valdes, Hjordis Dalsgaard, Nikolaus Bley). A summary of the conference discussions concludes the document. Several papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Learning, Comparative Analysis, Competence, Definitions, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Employment Qualifications, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Identification, Job Skills, Lifelong Learning, Measurement Techniques, Meetings, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education, Prior Learning, Recognition (Achievement), Reliability, Secondary Education, Social Integration, Social Mobility, Standard Setting, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Trend Analysis, Validity, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece).
Identifiers - Location: European Union; United States