Nordic network for adult learning
The Nordic network for adult learning (NVL) supports Nordic cooperation in policy development and implementation regarding lifelong learning and competence development. NVL is a collaborative platform for adult education providers and policy makers. NVL builds interdisciplinary networks across all the Nordic countries, focusing on the priorities of the Nordic Council of Ministers. More about NVL here.
The project results provide support to practitioners and counsellors, as well as, other stakeholders and strengthen cross-sector cooperation between practitioners, policy-makers and other stakeholders in order to build coherent VNFIL systems.
This Policy brief highlights the importance of being able to follow up and quantify the validation activities conducted in the Nordic countries, as well as to enable research and impact studies that can provide a basis for political priorities.
More than 100 participants from 19 countries discussed validation policies at the European Making all Skills Visible conference on May 24 and 25 in Stockholm.
At the 4th VPL Biennale in Reykjavik in May, Jens Bjørnåvold was honoured. He received the Egg of Life as an award for his lifetime achievement. For many he is the father of validation. He dislikes this term, and refutes it firmly, saying that there were at least a couple of hundred parents at the Biennale, and many others out in the world, who have contributed to the development of validation....
NVL disseminates the results of the Nord Plus Adults Project. Be Digital-Social Media for 50+ is a two-year Baltic-Nordic project supported by the Nord Plus Adult program. The focus of the project was on strengthening the social media skills necessary for older employees to succeed both at work and in everyday life.
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