Five Big Problems with RPL? Part 4 of 5

In Part 3 we discussed the inherent lack of confidence that staff have with RPL and how this can be systematically addressed. Perhaps an on-demand help centre or professional development mentoring will be part of the solution but most importantly, confidence will emerge alongside iterative processes with intuitive, structured work-flows that provide embedded guidance. Have you considered this for your RPL assessments?

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Five Big Problems with RPL? Part 3 of 5

In Part 2 we discussed how we can improve the RPL candidate experience throughout the entire assessment-only RPL process. This involves the same contemporary student engagement practices that are used for learning and assessment pathways. Why not consider this for your RPL assessments tools too? You will never want to see a paper-based RPL kit again, but it will require some changes!

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Five Big Problems with RPL? Part 2 of 5

In Part 1 we mentioned that many RTOs are adopting cloud-based eLearning technologies, in part because they can now make the collection and storage of assessment evidence much easier than in the past. Why not consider this for your RPL assessments tools too? You will never want to see a paper-based RPL kit again, but it will require some changes!

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Five Big Problems with RPL? Part 1 of 5

The vocational education and training (VET) community has a diversity of experience when it comes to Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Despite the multiple positive benefits that RPL provides to candidates and RTOs, the mandatory requirement to offer RPL has presented prickly problems for RTOs over many years. Have you not heard at least one inconvenient truth about RPL avoidance tactics or questionable professional practices?

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