Recognition of prior learning/prior achievement
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) lets a student study without repeating parts of the qualification already studied, or relearning skills already achieved.
It’s the education providers responsibility to recognise each student’s prior learning and the Verification of Study sent to StudyLink must accurately reflect a student’s programme if their course has been adjusted due to prior learning.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced changes to student loan borrowing for long undergraduate programmes in medicine, optometry, dentistry and veterinary science.
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The education provider is responsible for adjusting the courses in the learner’s programme as part of the initial admissions process.
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