About the Tools

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Evaluation Tool for VPL Policies and Practices

Aim: evaluation (short term), monitoring (long term) of your VPL system and benchmarking between VPL systems

To whom: individuals developing validation systems and policies (e.g. educational authorities or policy makers) or carrying out benchmarking activities (either between sectors or even countries)

Result: information in graphical form of your validation system’s strengths and areas that require further development.
This tool is based on an NVL report Validation and the Value of Competences – Roadmap 2018.

Evaluation Tool for VPL Procedures and Quality

Aim: quality assurance and development of QA mechanisms in different phases of validation

To whom: people responsible for quality assurance; managers; coordinators of validation practices

Result: information about the strengths of your validation system and needs for development including an action plan for quality development in validation

This tool is based on the NVL publication Quality Model for Validation in the Nordic Countries.

Self-Assessment Tool for VPL Assessors

Use: self-assessment according to processes that are typical for assessors, counsellors and coordinators in validation

To whom: assessors, guidance counsellors and coordinators working with validation of prior learning

Result: information in graphical form of your strengths and development needs along with a further development plan

This set of tools is partly based on NVL publication Nordic Competence Profiles of Validation Practitioners and Competence Development.

Self-Assessment Tool for VPL Counsellors

Use: self-assessment according to processes that are typical for assessors, counsellors and coordinators in validation

To whom: assessors, guidance counsellors and coordinators working with validation of prior learning

Result: information in graphical form of your strengths and development needs along with a further development plan

This set of tools is partly based on NVL publication Nordic Competence Profiles of Validation Practitioners and Competence Development.

Self-Assessment Tool for VPL Coordinators

Use: self-assessment according to processes that are typical for assessors, counsellors and coordinators in validation

To whom: assessors, guidance counsellors and coordinators working with validation of prior learning

Result: information in graphical form of your strengths and development needs along with a further development plan

This set of tools is partly based on NVL publication Nordic Competence Profiles of Validation Practitioners and Competence Development.

Evaluation tools

Self assessment tools