Validating newcomers’ prior learning gives them a change to have their knowledge officially recognised and to receive access to Higher Education, to the labour market and to better inclusion in Europe.
Validation supports inclusion. Newcomers in Europe get the chance to have their prior learning officially recognized and to receive access to Higher Education.
EUCEN has always fought for the development and implementation of validation of prior learning. VINCE is a step forward towards making validation accessible also to newcomers and refugees!
Carme Royo, EUCEN
Validation gives people the chance to understand the full range of their skills and competences. Tacit knowledge is getting explicit and validation candidates can live up to their full potential. This is empowerment.
Isabell Grundschober, Danube University Krems
Learning processes take place everywhere – not only at school or university. Validating these learning outcomes is getting more and more important. Also technology supported learning environment will change accordingly in the future – to support the validation of non-formal and informal learning.
Peter Baumgartner, Danube University Krems
If you say ‘yes’ to Lifelong Learning you have to say ‘yes’ to validation of competences. It is very important to make informal learning worthwhile.
Thomas Eckert, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
The integration of migrants is one of the biggest challenges facing Europe today. The VINCE project can help university staff dealing with migrants to better understand their needs and contribute to their integration in our societies.
Anne Kalaschek, Fachhochschule Burgenland
Through VINCE we want to make a step forward towards welcoming newcomers and refugees, by making it easier for them to access the job market or be admitted to further studies.