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What Is More Important: The training or the evaluation

In a meeting this morning, one of my colleagues asked me: “Which is more important: the training or the evaluation?”

In a heavily regulated environment, such as healthcare, I responded that the evaluation (qualification, certification, or assessment) is more important than the training. 330 more words

Assessment

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Organic Yarrow Essential Oil (Achillea millefolium) *awaiting organic certification (10 litres (£424.00/litre)) by NHR Organic

Organic Yarrow Essential Oil (Achillea millefolium) *awaiting organic certification (10 litres (£424.00/litre)) by NHR Organic… 138 more words

Reflections on Illich 05: What good do licenses and certificates really provide in the education market?

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

p. 16  “Skill teachers are made scarce by the belief in the value of licenses.  873 more words

Ivan Illich

The power of being a novice: Why credentials don't matter

We live in an increasingly credentialized society.   We have been sold on the notion that to achieve a desired end result, we must not only work hard, but have the right pedigree for the task. 1,024 more words

Action

More on Compliance Certification--A Response to TRACE International

In a recent post, which built directly on a report from Transparency International USA, I raised some questions about the value of the compliance program “certifications” that certain private firms offer to provide.  1,314 more words

Commentary

In Defence of Book Burning

On the back of CAST 2014 in New York last week, there is revolution in the air in the testing world. While I unfortunately wasn’t at CAST, it appears that… 1,484 more words

Testing

Iyengar will live through his teachings

Twenty four hours ago, the world lost B.K.S. Iyengar. By witnessing the worldwide remembrance of this man who barely stood five feet tall, it is clear that he was a true giant to mankind. 744 more words

Yoga