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ERIC Number: ED470934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 196
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-896-0149-3
ISSN: ISSN-1562-6180
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)
CEDEFOP, PO Box 22427, Thessaloniki, GR-55102 Greece; Tel: 30 31 49 01 11, Fax: 30 31 49 01 02; e-mail:; Web site: (#5132 EN). For full text: 5132_en.pdf. Also available in German: 5132_de.pdf; French: 5132_fr.pdf; and Spanish: 5132_en.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece).
Identifiers - Location: European Union; United States