This year’s focus is on validation in different contexts and pathways of work and life. The Biennale is an international conference in which leading experts in the field of validation of non-formal and informal learning come together to share knowledge, ideas and views on validation, learning from one another’s experiences and creating viable solutions.
This year the conference focuses on How can validation processes become an integral part of policies and services to support lifelong learning?
The main themes will be:
- Validation and working life
- Validation and education/training
- Validation and social sustainability
- Validation and personal development
This question is at the centre of the current European policy priorities, in which validation plays a crucial role as a supporting element for lifelong learning. The 4th VPL Biennale constitutes an important event for the consolidation of the community of practice on validation feeding into the different Cedefop’s activities in the area.
More information on the event and registration is available here.