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In the national criteria and guidelines, the methods are described as follows: the competence mapping (KompetenskartlŠggning) must be structured and can be carried out in different ways, e.g. debate, interview, analysing the existing documents, self-assessment, theoretical tests and practical demonstrations. It is recommended that references are attached.

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Type of Tool:

Tests and examinations, Dialogue or conversational methods , Declarative methods, Observations , Simulations , Evidence extracted from work or other practice

Phases of Validations:

Identification, Documentation, Assessment

Areas of Interests:

Assessment - Basic skills (Literacy and Numeracy), Certification, Framework of Qualifications, Informal learning, Key Competences, Labour Market, Language skills, Lifelong learning, Non-formal learning, Practical skills, Professional skills, Recognition, Self Assessment, Transfer of competences, Transversal Skills, Validation

VINA Target Group:

Validation institutions - Public, Validation institutions - Private, Planning validation / adults, Planning validation / institutions, Trainers / teachers supporting informal - non-formal learning

Definition of Tools:

A - Self Validation, C - Official Validation

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