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Description of units of learning outcomes

Description of units of learning outcomes - lifelong learning
Project Name/Author: Karin Luomi-Messerer and Daniela Uličná
Date Posted: 25 January 2013
Description: The document provides guidelines for describing units of learning outcomes in the context of using ECVET for lifelong learning. The guidelines are underpinned by examples of the 2nd generation ECVET pilot projects.

Guidelines for describing units of learning outcomes
Project Name/Author: National ECVET Coordination Point Germany
Date Posted: 17 February 2012
Description: These guidelines are intended to support stakeholders in vocational education and training in Germany in applying the learning outcomes-oriented ECVET approach. They should facilitate cooperation of partner institutions organising transnational mobility action. The guidelines are based, on the one hand, on the terms defined in the ECVET recommendation and the joint European principles which are to be tested ("technical specifications") as well as on practical experience gained in mobility and innovation transfer projects. The information and examples provided in the guidelines are intended as an advice which can contribute towards the development of a joint understanding of learning outcomes orientation in vocational education and training.

Good practice example in describing units of learning outcomes (OPIR)
Project Name/Author: OPIR
Date Posted: 14 February 2011
Description: This example shows the way the project OPIR described the units of learning outcomes that they have identified to facilitate learners' mobility. The descriptions provide an unambiguous basis for developing a common understanding of what learners are expected to know and be able to do as well as basis for homgeneous assessment of learners' achievemnt independent of who assesses them and where.