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Grading Soft Skills (GRASS)

Grading Soft Skills (GRASS) is a 3-year research project financially supported by EU (project reference number: 543029-LLP-1-2013-1-RS-KA3-KA3MP), focusing on representing soft skills of learners of various ages and at different levels of education in a quantitative, measurable way, so that these skills can become the subject of formal validation and recognition. The project is being developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) of the EU, the flagship European funding programme in the field of education and training. The key objective of LLP is to enable individuals at all stages of their lives to pursue stimulating learning opportunities across Europe. The GRASS project is categorized as an LLP transversal programme key action 3 (KA3) project. KA3 projects are about the use of ICT tools to enhance learning environments and experiences. GRASS addresses KA3 priority 3.1.2, Innovative pedagogy and assessment methods for diverse learning pathways. See the project description page for details. The project has officially started on Jan 01, 2014.

Education / lifelong learning
Adult education
Authentic Learning
Competency-Based Learning
Outcome-Based Learning
Peer Leaerning
Community Learning