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EACEA National Policies Platform: Youthwiki


10. Youth work

10.6 Recognition and validation of skills acquired through youth work

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  1. Existing arrangements
  2. Skills

Existing arrangements

There is not a framework for recognition of the skills and competences acquired (e.g. self-assessment tools, documents released by youth work organisers); validation of those skills and competences (e.g. through portfolios, certificates, competence folders) and accreditation towards a qualification (full or partial) within the system of formal education (e.g. credits towards the attainment of a diploma). 


There is not a top-level national policies and/or recognition mechanisms identify specific skills and competences such as social skills, life skills and communication skills that can be acquired through youth work. If so, authors should supply a brief description of them.