Validating informal and non formal learning
Documenting all skills and competences thus becomes relevant.
On a social level, many limes it is those marginalised citizens or those at risk of poverty who often do not possess formal qualifications but learn through their life and work experiences.
Children can be seen participating alongside adults in many daily activities within the community.
An example is the process where children learn slash-and-burn agriculture by being present in the situation and contributing when possible.
This tool provides new approaches to present evidence of individuals' knowledge, skills and competences which is much more powerful than the Europass CV and different to the traditional porifolio.Informal learning is any learning that is not formal learning or non-formal learning, such as self-directed learning or learning from experience.Informal learning is organized differently than formal and non-formal learning because it has no set objective in terms of learning outcomes and is never intentional from the learner's standpoint.For all learners this includes heuristic language building, socialization, enculturation, and play.
Informal learning is a pervasive ongoing phenomenon of learning via participation or learning via knowledge creation, in contrast with the traditional view of teacher-centered learning via knowledge acquisition.Informal learning is common in communities where individuals have opportunities to observe and participate in social activities.