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South West Workshop on the Accreditation of Prior Learning


South West Workshop on the Accreditation of Prior Learning
Primarily aimed at HE and FE admissions staff, the Workshop may also be of interest to other HE/FE staff who deal with AP[E]L or anyone in education, learning and training across the South West who has an interest in AP[E]L.
The WVLLN is joining up with the SWLLN (South West LLN) to host a free Workshop Day for learning and training providers across the whole of the South West from Cheltenham to Penzance to Bournemouth.
The theme is the Accreditation of Prior Learning, both certificated and through experience (AP[E]L).
Some Aims of the Day:
· Share and compare institutional practice in credit and AP[E]L
· Look at how AP[E]L can be used to improve HE progression opportunities for vocational learners
· Explore new models for accrediting work-based learning and experience including the SWLLN’s Competencies Framework pilot
· Consider the usefulness of AP(E)L units as a progression tool

Of Interest To:
Date and Venue:
Thursday, 22nd May 2008
10:30 – 16:00
the Taunton Conference Centre
Somerset College of Art and Technology
For Further Information and Booking:
Elaine Fisher
WVLLN Assistant Director Progression
Tel: 01793 328822
Participants will not be charged for this event. Lunch is included though not travel or parking costs.
Places are limited so please book early. Please note that priority will be given to admissions staff.

A full programme and details will be available on the SWLLN website before the end of March 2008.

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