RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING AND INITIAL ASSESSMENT
Fixing credit for prior learning has traditional been used in Higher Education as a way to address flexible entry for those transferring form other programmes or coming from professional roles where equivalencies can be evidenced.
The QAA guidance for practice is a helpful starting point. Find at these links -
UVAC has excellent guidance available Find -
and for Scotland Find -
UCAS information Find -
Initial assessment example:
While each college and university work with RPL differently - we will be adding materials for this important stage in learning.