A voluntary organisation providing educational, creative and leisure activities for older people no longer in full-time employment.(Commonly referred to as U3A). U3A advocates learning for pleasure: there is no accreditation or validation and there are no assessments or qualifications to be gained.
A preferred way of thinking, described in general terms to apply to various contrasting situations.
A key competence: the application of that knowledge and methodology in response to perceived human wants or needs. Competence in science and technology involves an understanding of the changes caused by human activity and responsibility as an individual citizen.
A body issuing qualifications (certificates, diplomas or titles) formally recognising the learning outcomes (knowledge, skills and/or competences) of an individual, following an assessment and validation procedure.
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