Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational TrainingCedefop report finds that to best serve individuals, validation of non-formal and informal learning must take experience of companies into account.
Most of the European debate on validating non-formal and informal learning focuses on how such mechanisms are organised within national education and training systems. Meanwhile, many companies systematically assess employees’ competence and skills, mainly for purposes of recruitment and to formulate personnel management and training strategies. A new Cedefop study, now out in print, has found that most such in-company assessments are not linked to national validation schemes. More...