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Accreditation of Learning and Vocational Qualifications

  • María José Chisvert-TarazonaEmail author
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Part of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (TVET, volume 32)

Abstract

This chapter deals with professional qualification accreditation processes. We focus on the recognition of work experience and non-formal training paths recently developed in Spain. The chapter aims to provide a comprehensive view of the accreditation procedures and to what extent their promotion has changed the panorama and the set of rules that regulate the VET system. The author looks at the ways formal elements of the procedure are structured, their explicit functions, the rules and relations upheld by legislation, as well as the recognition of learning through the analysis of governance management. The findings are framed within European, Spanish and local legislation with regard to the accreditation of professional qualifications. The discussion focuses on the roles of the agents who take part in this procedure and on the conditions for its implementation.

Keywords

Validation Competences Vulnerable groups Social inclusion Evaluation system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Didactics and School Organization, Faculty of Philosophy and Education SciencesUniversity of ValenciaValenciaSpain

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