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Press Releases from Q-Cert-VET Project (4 total)

Lead Auditor Courses on VET Standard NP4512 Concluded

The first course for lead auditors on the new VET standard NP4512:2012 “Training Management System, Including Technology-Enhanced Learning – Requirements” took place on November 29th and 30th on the premises of the Portuguese Institute for Quality in Portugal. The Q-Cert-VET project consortium welcomed 17 experienced auditors from 8 Portuguese and international certification bodies, including APCER, Bureau Veritas, CERTIF, DAS Certification, EIC, LUSAENOR, SGS, and TUV Rheinland. Four trainers from the

New VET and E-Learning Standard NP 4512:2012 Now Available

The Q-Cert-VET project has announced that the standard NP 4512:2012 "Vocational training management system, including technology enhanced learning – requirements” is now available after initial testing and publication. Due to approval of certification scheme OEC010 by the Portuguese Institute for Accreditation (IPAC) on November 23rd, all certification bodies can apply to IPAC for accreditation and thus gain the ability to certify training institutions with the standard. Furthermore, all training institutions

LINQ 2012 Programme Update: Selected Papers and Projects Announced

The 1st European Conference LINQ 2012 on "Learning Innovations and Quality" has announced the accepted papers and presentations from its call for papers earlier this year. Dozens of applicants from over 15 countries have submitted their work in order to take part in the dialogue at LINQ 2012 concerning Lifelong Learning (LLL), Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL), quality standards and certification, human resources development, competences and skills, as well as learning, innovation

LINQ 2012 Conference: First Programme and Keynote Speakers Announced

The 1st European Conference "Learning Innovations and Quality" has released its preliminary programme! The programme for the conference in Brussels on the 23rd of October announces the schedule for the event as well as the contributions of some of the most prominent participants. Keynote speakers at LINQ 2012 include policy officers from the Directorate General of Education and Culture for the European Commission: Godelieve van den Brande, policy officer in