e-Portfolios for Recognition of Prior Learning Assessment

Although current engagement with e-portfolios in the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and in particular, for recognition of prior learning (RPL), is limited, this report demonstrates how e-portfolios are supporting all components of good RPL practice through effective evidence capture and validation; by establishing linkages to existing forms of evidence, and by complimenting the conversational style of good RPL process through regular asynchronous dialogue. The use of an e-portfolio benefits all RPL candidates, and in particular individuals who are geographically isolated or live in different time zones from their assessors.

About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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