Comparing recognition of prior learning (RPL) across countries

The core idea of RPL (recognition of prior learning) is to promote, to make visible and to make full use of the entire scope of learning results and (work) experience gained by an individual over the lifespan and irrespective of where, when and how the learning took place. This contribution aims at reviewing, comparing and contrasting policies and practices of prior learning, its assessment and recognition across 10 countries including Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. It starts with the emergence of RPL in the light of lifelon ... Show more

Authors: Bohlinger, Sandra

Published: Cham, Switzerland, Springer International Publishing AG, 2016

Resource type: Book chapter

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