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European credit system for vocational education and training (ECVET)

Parent term: Credit

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A device in which qualifications are expressed in units of learning outcomes to which credit points are attached, and which is combined with a procedure for validating learning outcomes. The aim of this system is to promote:
– mobility of people undertaking training;
– accumulation, transfer and validation and recognition of learning outcomes (either formal, non-formal or informal) acquired in different countries;
– implementation of lifelong learning;
– transparency of qualifications;
– mutual trust and cooperation between vocational training and education providers in Europe.
Source: CEDEFOP 2008, Europe




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