Learning taking place through carrying out and reflecting on work tasks in a real environment.
The non economic benefits of learning on personal, emotional and social life, including the impact on the health and well being of individuals, and the impact on levels of crime and social cohesion within communities and society as a whole.
Confirmation by a competent body that learning outcomes (knowledge, skills and/or competences) acquired by an individual in a formal, non-formal or informal setting have been assessed against predefined criteria and are compliant with the requirements of a validation standard. Validation typically leads to certification.
A key competence: the ability and willingness to use the body of knowledge and methodology employed to explain the natural world, in order to identify questions and to draw evidence-based conclusions.
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