An analysis of university policy responses in the Western Cape to government policy on the recognition of prior learning.

by Mobarak, Kaashiefa

Abstract (Summary)

The South African government plays a direct and active role in facilitation the development of a skilled workforce. The effective mobilisation, development and utilisation of South Africa's human resource capacity are critical for the success of the economy, institution building and the transformation process. In this context, the development of a system of Recognition of Prior Learning is one of the government's significant initiatives. This research examined whether the policy documents of the universities in the Western Cape comply with the requirements of the National Government Recognition of Prior Learning policy.

Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:accreditation education south africa western cape higher evaluation standards universities and colleges


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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