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The End of Certification?

Does the increasingly shared, informal, social and improvised nature of learning mean that the...

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Neil Hargraves
22 April 2010

Does the increasingly shared, informal, social and improvised nature of learning mean that the idea of being formally assessed, certificated and 'qualified' will cease in the future to have any validity? And would this be a good thing?

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paul jonathan smithers
11:19am 10 April 2011 (Edited 11:19am 10 April 2011)


Nice idea, I look forward to your first visit to the new improved NHS, run by committees of GP's who learned their trade in David Camerons Big Society by sharing knowledge in an informal, social and improvised nature.

You could try moving to a third world country where they have more traditional pedagogies, but the pilots and ships captains have all learned their navigation skills the same way.

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