Objectives and Political Priorities

The political priorities that InnoVal addresses are:

  • Transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications to facilitate learning, employability and labour mobility
  • Enhancing access to training and education for all through C-VET (continuing education & trainings)
  • Strengthening the recruitment, selection and induction of Educators
  • Integration of refugees

The objectives of the project are:

Developing a needs assessment review of Assessment Methods for Validation that complements the CEDEFOP Guidelines & Inventory by being very practical & aimed at practitioners

Developing a deeper understanding of the barriers & enablers to implementing alternative assessments

Shared understanding of quality principles such as validity, reliability, transparency, trustworthiness, dependability, confirmability, transferability & (cost) efficiency for alternative assessments

Exploring the benefits of non-traditional assessment methods for validation for low skilled adults, migrants/refugees

Ensuring inter-reliability between VET & HE for performance-based assessments, so that employers & different educational institutions accept the results

Developing & testing a Training Programme organised around Open Educational Material & Toolbox of case studies using the potential of new technologies