The critical issue of recognizing the undocumented qualifications of refugees was discussed at a meeting of experts in Germany last month. Delegates heard how obtaining recognition for foreign vocational qualifications, especially in situations where documentation is missing or is perceived as inadequate by the host country, is often challenging for the individual but can make a huge difference to the lives and contribution of refugees.
‘The user at the centre’ was this year’s theme of the second biennale on Validation of Prior Learning (VPL), which was held in Aarhus, Denmark from 25 to 27 April 2017.
National stakeholders from several ministries and centres responsible for non-formal learning, as well as civil society partners and international experts, came together on 15 and 16 December 2016, in Tashkent City, to share their expertise and co
‘Green skills’ have emerged as a response to global sustainable development challenges linked to environmental protection, economic development and social inclusion.