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5th Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) Biennale

The 5th VPL Biennale will take place in Kilkenny, Ireland from Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 May 2024, co-hosted by Canada, Ireland, and the United States in collaboration with the Biennale Committee. The Biennale will focus on validation, the individual and empowerment. The theme of this international gathering is People, Validation, and Power: Democracy in Action? 

Focus will be on VPL concepts and practices in relation to democracy through an exploration of four sub-themes: validation and the individual; validation and skills; validation and inclusion; and validation and mobility. There will be many ways in which you can participate in and contribute to this dynamic community of practice. 

Watch for future announcements of website, programme, call for proposals, and full registration information.Click here to indicate your interest, receive the concept paper and programme, get regular updates (including details on early bird registration and the call for proposals), and reserve hotel rooms.

  • Language: English

Date

Mai 06 - 08 2024

Heure

Journée entière

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  • Fuseau horaire : America/New_York
  • Date : Mai 06 - 08 2024
  • Heure : Journée entière

Tarif

$170.00

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Lieu

Kilkenny, Ireland
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5th VPL Biennale Committee
Email
info@aspect.bc.ca
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