Recognising prior / non-/ informal learning

Which kind of learning is meant by prior learning?
Any learning an individual acquired so far
Prior formal learning at recognised training institutes only
Prior non- and informal learning on the workplace only

Why is recognition of prior learning important?
All abilities of an individual are important for European citizens and the European economy and need to be provable
Prior learning may not be mixed with current learning in order to avoid overlapping in the learning outcomes
Prior learning can be wrong and needs to be reviewed in order to identify faults and avoid mistakes

Which of the following European instruments does not intend to foster the recognition of non- and informal learning?
European Qualifications Framework (EQF), European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) and Europass
European Skills/Competences, qualifications and Occupations (ESCO) and the European framework for key competences
Directive 2005/36/EC on regulated professions


When is the recognition of prior learning especially important for learners and workers?
Within transition periods such as into a new job or training
After finalising general school education
When entering into work life after a higher education

How can learning outcomes be acquired?
Through attendance of formal training only
Through experience on the workplace only
The way how learning outcomes are acquired is not defined

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