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Bridging Rhetoric and Reality; Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) in the UK



Where you are claiming for prior learning, supplementary evidence may be necessary to show that you are still capable of achieving the same level of leaning. Evidence more than five years should only be influenced if you are able to demonstrate that the learning has been in use more recently, if appropriate, has been updated. LEARNING OUTCOME EVIDENCE SOURCE FOR APEL PASS, FAIL . Critically reflect on your current level of GTS in the areas above and demonstrate how you meet them at Level 6 academic standard. Reflect on how your GTS will be utilised and enhanced in your future postgraduate (PG) nursing studies.

By converting informal learning into certificated learning, APEL provides cost-effective routes to qualifications. Most of this provision is based in the New Universities (which prior to 1992 were Polytechnics) and has had a significant degree of acceptability. Unfortunately, whilst paying lip service to learner-centred learning through the supposed flexibility of modular systems and CATS, universities seem to be moving towards a mass production model where there is little scope for this type of development and where individual students are expected to fit in and conform for the sake of efficiency and for the purposes of 'quality control'.

In general, however, the extent and level of evidence was found to be low and this paucity is undermining the development and exploitation of APEL as a practice. Additional Information: The electronic full-text cannot be supplied for this item. Please check availability with your local library or Interlibrary Requests Service. Uncontrolled Keywords

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In general, APEL process involves the assessment of experiential learning. This learning may be acquired through various channels which include formal schooling, work and life experiences, training, independent study, voluntary work, hobbies and others. How to get APEL? APEL assessment is conducted by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). The systematic assessment involves the identification, documentation and assessment of prior experiential learning of the applicant. Those who are interested have to meet APEL criterias as below: Malaysian citizens; Applicants must be at least 21 years of age in the year of application; and. A pass in the Portfolio assessment Aptitude Test conducted by MQA. If you have any further questions about the application process, we’re here to help. Please call us at (+6)084-367300 and ask to speak to the Academic Affairs and Registry.

How do I know if APCL/APEL is appropriate for me? There is no hard and fast rule for whom a claim for APCL/APEL is appropriate and for whom it is not, as people’s learning backgrounds and personal situations vary enormously.

Publication Date: 2007. Publication Name: Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education.