5 In 2004, the process for creating the European Guidelines on Validation of Non-Formal and Informal Learning also started.The guidelines were published in 2009 as the conclusion of the work of the cluster on recognition of learning outcomes (Cedefop, 2009) and in 2014, following the Recommendation of 2012, they were updated (European Commission and Cedefop, 2015).He is in the editorial board of the 1 The importance of validation of non-formal and informal learning has been strongly emphasised within the development of lifelong learning policies in Europe over the last decade.
Il a été chargé de la mise à jour en 2014 de l’inventaire européen sur la validation des acquis non formels et informels, qui consiste en un aperçu général, régulièrement mis à jour, des pratiques de validation en Europe.
En 2012, il a travaillé au développement du Passeport européen des compétences et au prototypage d’un outil d’enregistrement des expériences d’apprentissage non formelles et informelles, dans le cadre de l’Europass.
This policy document sets up a date in which the validation arrangements have to be in place and asks the Commission to report back to the Council by 2019.
These emphasised the importance of planning and show political will, forcing the Member States to take action, at least to a certain level.
Before joining Cedefop, he worked as a scientific officer at the Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning (CRELL) at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.