Nordic Quality Compass on Validation of Prior learning – out now
The Nordic Quality Compass is a toolbox for assessing validation practices, policies, procedures as well as competences of validation practitioners.
This set of tools is for policy makers and developers of validation procedures as well as for practitioners (assessors, counsellors/advisers and coordinators), who are working with validation of prior learning. All the tools allow you to create and print a development plan as you go.
All the tools in a nutshell
Evaluation Tool for VPL Policies and Practices
Aim: evaluation (short term), monitoring (long term) of your VPL system and benchmarking between VPL systems
To whom: individuals developing validation systems and policies (e.g. educational authorities or policy makers) or carrying out benchmarking activities (either between sectors or even countries)
Evaluation Tool for VPL Procedures and Quality
Aim: quality assurance and development of QA mechanisms in different phases of validation
To whom: people responsible for quality assurance; managers; coordinators of validation practices
Self-Assessment Tools for VPL Assessors, Counsellors/advisors and Coordinators
Use: self-assessment according to processes that are typical for assessors, counsellors/advisors and coordinators in validation
To whom: assessors, guidance counsellors/advisors and coordinators working with validation of prior learning
The tools are currently available in English. Different language versions will follow in the future!