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Recognition of prior learning: its relevance to the proposed unified model o f education and training for South African nurses.

T Khanyile
Curationis | Vol 23, No 2 | a661 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v23i2.661 | © 2000 T Khanyile | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 2000 | Published: 27 September 2000

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T Khanyile, University of Natal, South Africa

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a fairly new concept in South Africa, and hence different people have different views about RPL . Through this paper, an attempt is made to shed some light on the historical background as well as the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of RPL . It is hoped that this information will help those nurse educators wishing to experiment with RPL to have a better understanding of how the concept came about. The relevance of RPL to the Unified model of nurse training proposed by the South African Nursing Council is also discussed.


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