Connecting with a networked community of practice associated
with the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning
and the University Vocational Awards Council
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.