Student 2016/17 - APEL indicator
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This field indicates if the module was taken through APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning).
All modules at providers in Wales
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Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) is a process that enables people of all ages, backgrounds and attitudes to receive formal recognition for skills and knowledge they already possess. This can be:
A person's learning and experience can be formally recognised and taken into account to:
Code 1 'Module taken through APEL' is to be used where the student took the module through APEL, where the module can be undertaken through APEL or other means. Assessment could be via a portfolio of evidence, taking the assessment associated with the module, or completion of assignments designed to test the achievement of the required learning outcomes.
Code 2 'APEL module' is to be used where the module that the student is studying is only available through APEL. Where any module has an associated StudentOnModule.APEL code of 2, all instances associated with that module should also be coded 2 in this field.
Code 3 'Module not taken/available through APEL' is to be used where the student was not assessed through APEL or the module was not available through APEL.
Quality rules to follow
To monitor the amount of provision taken through APEL
Data type: APELCodeContentType
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