Learning resulting from daily life activities related to work, family or leisure. It is not structured (in terms of learning objectives, learning time or learning support) and typically does not lead to certification. Informal learning may be intentional but in most cases it is non-intentional (or “incidental”/random).
The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) is a world-wide association of some 200 organisations active in the theory and practice of quality assurance in higher education. The great majority of its members are quality assurance agencies that operate in many different ways, although the Network also welcomes (as associate or institution members) other organisations that have an interest in quality assurance in higher education.
Shorthand for higher education institution.
A formal and independent decision indicating that a higher education institution meets certain predefined standards.
A short period of supervised work experience. In higher education, the work experience is intended to relate to the student's studies and can lead to the award of ECTS credits.
ISCED stands for International Standard Classification of Education. The classification offers a set of criteria suitable for compiling statistical information on education and for identifying certain aspects of education, such as fields of study.