Recognition of prior learning: national framework for Scottish higher education


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Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Scotland) (QAA)


The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) Scotland and Universities Scotland RPL Higher Education Network has been working with Scottish higher education institutions (HEIs) to develop a National Framework for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The purpose of the RPL Framework is to help expand, enhance and embed RPL to a much greater extent within HEIs. This work on RPL forms part of a broader agenda to develop more flexible and efficient learning pathways within higher education linked to widening participation and workforce development. The Framework endeavours to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Pathways; Higher education; Students; Providers of education and training; Participation

Keywords: Recognition of prior learning; Institutional role; Barrier

Geographic subjects: Scotland; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Glasgow, Scotland: QAA Scotland, 2014

Physical description: 30 p.

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Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 123.296

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