Competence based learning and validation in innovative
informal and non-formal learning projects
On September 17th and 18th the final conference of the PROVIDE project took place in Mechelen, Belgium. The 70 experts from 15 EU member states discussed about validation of learning outcomes and innovative informal and non-formal learning projects.
Find the conference proceedings and a slideshow here.
All together 40 people met in Alden Biesen, Belgium for the first PROVIDE course on competence based learning. Resisting to cold wind and rain the get together linked all people in a red net.
PROVIDE is part of REVEAL, the Research and Evaluation Group for Validating, Evaluating and Assessing Informal and Non-formal Learning represented in 20 European member states.
REVEAL owns LEVEL5 validation system.
Through the foundation of the REVEAL group it is intended to set up a stable European wide structure for support of learners and learning facilitators – be it teachers, trainers, helpers, counsellors, accompanying persons, assessors, evaluators etc.
In this connection the REVEAL group is establishing a growing European wide community of experts providing help and guidance for stakeholders in the field (e.g. citizens’ communities, grass-root projects but also providers of extracurricular activities etc.).