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The NVL Validation Work

 

A Nordic expert validation network

The network should
• Be advisory to the Steering group for adult learning (the Nordic Council of Ministers) and to the NVL.
• Formulate and/or carry out report work
• Plan and organise conferences and other meeting places
• Highlight good examples of validation from the Nordic countries

Representatives of the network
• 1-2 representatives from each of the Nordic countries (+1 from an autonomous territory)
• Coming from different sectors: working life, the educational sector and the third sector.
• Meetings 2-3 times a year

 

Denmark
Kirsten Aagard, NVR National Knowledge Centre for Validation of Prior Learning, Århus
Stine Hohwü-Christensen, DFS Danish Adult Education Association, Copenhagen

Finland
Anni Karttunen, Savon ammatti- ja aikuisopisto, Savo Vocational College, Kuopio
Raija Timonen, Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki

Iceland
Haukur Hardarson, Frae Education and Training Service Centre, Reykjavik
Fjóla María Lárusdóttir, Frae Education and Training Service Centre, Reykjavik

Norway
Åge Hanssen, Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training, Oslo 
Margrethe Steen Hernes, Vox Norwegian Agency for Lifelong Learning, Oslo

Sweden
Per Andersson, Linköping University, Linköping
Anna Kahlson, Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education, Västerås

Greenland
Edvard Mørch, Government of Greenland, Nuuk

Faroe Islands
Eyðun Gaard, Office of Vocational Education and Training, Tórshavn

Åland
Vacant

NVL (Nordic Network for Adult Learning)
Asta Modig, Skolverket, Stockholm, Sverige
asta.modig(ät)skolverket.se

Validation Report

Pdf

 
 
Fact sheet
PDF
 
More on validation
Link to Nordic overviews
 

Challenges

in the work of recognition/validation of prior learning in the Nordic countries
Published 2010
This memorandum is based on national reports from all the countries which were prepared during the spring of 2009.
Report (pdf)

 

E-tools and Validation
– areas of significance and dilemmas

Report (pdf)