Conference: How competences can be validated – 3rd VPL Biennale in Berlin
On 7 and 8 May 2019, 300 experts, practitioners and policy-makers from 40 countries met in Berlin and exchanged knowledge, ideas and visions on how to make Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) policies work. The collection of good practices and recommendations resulted in the formulation and public adoption of the Berlin Declaration on VPL – which paves the way for a stronger and more sustainable implementation of VPL. Now, the seventh volume of the Series VPL Biennale is published, which reports good practices and good policies presented at the 3rd VPL Biennale.
Conference: How competences could be validated? Join us and come to our Biennale in Berlin!
Experts throughout the world will present best practices on a theme of "Validation of Prior Learning for education and the labour market" on 7 and 8 May 2019. Register until 31 Dec.18 with an early bird rate!
Competence cards: Recognizing and utilizing the potential of people with migrant backgrounds
People with migrant backgrounds still suffer significant disadvantages with respect to educational and professional opportunities. However, many newcomers have valuable experience and qualifications. In cooperation with various partners, we have developed Competence Cards for immigration counselling in order to speed up the recognition and utilization of such qualifications and experience.
my-professional-experience.org: Get a self-assessment of professional competences in five minutes!
Millions of people in Germany do not have professional qualifications, but have already gathered extensive professional experience. You or your client can now show what they have learned in 30 professions on my-professional-experience.org You can choose between twelve languages. A self-assessment only takes 3-5 minutes. Simply try it out!
Study: Recognizing non-formal and informal competences
European countries need a binding validation system for non-formally or informally acquired competences to establish equal opportunity on the employment market and utilize the potential of refugees. Seven European countries have demonstrated how such systems can be designed.