Non-vocational education and training
Education and training imparted at a distance through communication media: books, radio, TV, telephone, correspondence, computer or video.
A system whereby learners acquire a number of points, or ‘credits’ for the achievement of formally described learning outcomes for part of a course, e.g. units, modules or individual years. In Higher Education, Credit Accumulation and Transfer is designed so that learners can transfer points from one course or university to another.
The physical presence of learners on site wherever a course is held.