‘CREDIT WHERE CREDIT’;S DUE’

Piloting the Accreditation of Experiential Learning   A Case Study
  • Stewart Falconer
  • John Troy
Part of the Educational Innovation in Economics and Business book series (EIEB, volume 10)

Abstract

The development of a learning society incorporating the concept of lifelong learning has been discussed in the higher education sector for many years now. The need for individuals to continue to develop personal and technical skills, knowledge, and understanding has been a prominent part of thinking within employment and education. Effective lifelong learning can ensure greater diversity in employability and personal fulfillment while meeting the needs of a changing economic environment. Employers benefit through having human resources at their disposal in the numbers and of the quality they require to meet their objectives. This is particularly demonstrated in the workplace through the desire for continuing professional development both from employer and from employee, and, accordingly, higher education must work hard to develop innovative approaches to the provision of relevant knowledge coupled with attractive and appropriate programs and qualifications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stewart Falconer
    • 1
  • John Troy
    • 1
  1. 1.Napier UniversityEdinburghScotland

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