The sub-division of a whole course into small units of learning. Each unit has a measurable value or recognised set of learning outcomes which can be expressed in ‘credits’ (see credit accumulation and transfer) towards a whole qualification.
The first language(s) spoken in early childhood. More than one language can be mother tongues for one person.(‘First language’ and ‘L1’ are synonyms for this in English.)
Guidance and support provided in a variety of ways to a young person or novice (i.e. someone joining a new learning community or organisation) by an experienced person (mentor) who acts as a role model, guide, tutor, coach or confidant
In education, those with higher education levels and higher levels of qualification are more likely to participate in education and further training
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