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Recognition of nonformal learning

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An overview of the policy context on initiatives towards increasing the recognition of nonformal learning.

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Recognition of nonformal learning

  1. 1. <ul><li>Non-formal Education goes W 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Tallinn , 31 May 2008 European Commission, DG Education and Culture, </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Policy Unit </li></ul>
  2. 2. 1. Recognition of non-formal learning <ul><li>Education and Training 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Definition of Lifelong Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Future objectives of education and training systems </li></ul><ul><li>Common European Principles </li></ul><ul><li>European Qualifications Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Europass </li></ul><ul><li>Key Competences </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Policy </li></ul><ul><li>White Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Pathways towards validation and recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio for Youth Workers and Youth Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Resolution of the Council </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2. Youth Policy Commission White Paper (November 2001) The White Paper describes youth work as part of the overall package of lifelong learning and demands: </li></ul><ul><li>– a clearer definition of the concepts, of the skills acquired and of quality standards – a higher regard for the people who become involved in these activities – greater recognition of these activities – greater complementarity with formal education and training. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>3. European Youth Pact Communication from the Commission on European policies concerning youth. DG EAC / DG EMPL (May 2005) Actions in education and training - Member States develop frameworks to support transparency and recognition of qualifications and competences, and for validating non-formal and informal learning - Commission to propose a European Qualifications Framework in 2006 - Commission to adopt a Recommendation on key competences in 2006 - Commission & Member States to develop “YOUTHPASS” from 2006 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>4. Youthpass I mplementation of a recognition instrument for the Youth in Action programme </li></ul><ul><li>To support - the reflection on the individual non-formal learning process, - the social recognition of youth work and - the employability of young people and youth workers. </li></ul><ul><li>Launching of tools for Action 1.1, 2 and 4.3: July 2007 </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Youthpass… </li></ul>Individual data General description of Youth Exchanges Signature ID and References
  7. 7. <ul><li>Youthpass… </li></ul>Learning in Youth Exchanges Activities undertaken in the Youth Exchange Individual activities undertaken by the Participant Information about cooperation and funding Signature
  8. 8. <ul><li>5. Council Resolution R esolution of the Council on the recognition of the value of non-formal and informal learning within the European youth field (May 2006) invites the Member States and the Commission to encourage (…) the development of a comparable and transparent youth-specific element within Europass for identifying and recognising the skills and competences acquired by young people through non-formal and informal learning; </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>6. Europass </li></ul><ul><li>Decision of the European Parliament and the Council on a single Community framework for the transparency of qualifications and competences (Europass) (December 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Europass Curriculum Vitae </li></ul><ul><li>Europass Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Europass Diploma Supplement </li></ul><ul><li>Europass Certificate Supplement </li></ul><ul><li>Europass Language Passport </li></ul><ul><li>Europass … </li></ul><ul><li>Europassi Kesku s Eestis </li></ul><ul><li>Kutsekvalifikatsiooni Sihtasutuse juures </li></ul><ul><li>Pärnu mnt 142 </li></ul><ul><li>Tallinn  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.europassikeskus.ee/index.php?lang=en </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>7. A concept for a webpage </li></ul><ul><li>“ Recognition of non-formal learning </li></ul><ul><li>in the youth field” </li></ul>www.youthandrecognition.eu
  11. 12. 8. Contents <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>History, framework, political background, c urrent policy development </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific background, research material, references </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Conceptual background material, follow-up to developments, platform for exchange and discussion, working groups (ltd. access) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Examples and good practice, national, regional, local or sectoral level, networks and links </li></ul><ul><li>Youthpass </li></ul><ul><li>Technical solution to generate Youthpass at organisational level </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>9. Relevant webpages </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youthpass.eu </li></ul><ul><li>http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/youth/index_en.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/education/index_en.html </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Thank you for your attention! European Commission – DG EAC – Youth Policy Unit [email_address] </li></ul>

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