BUPNET GmbH, founded in 1985, is an adult education provider accredited by the TÜV CERT according to the quality management standard DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and DIN EN ISO 9004:2009. BUPNET’s mission is the promotion of innovation in education and training. BUPNET has successfully completed numerous training courses in various sectors both in the framework of European and national funded projects. BUPNET works both in the vocational training and in the (informal) adult learning sector and as such an expert organisation especially at the interface between both educational fields.

BUPNET has considerable experience in (the coordination of) European projects on the theme of education, training and e-learning and possesses well-founded knowledge about the strengths and weaknesses, chances and limits of the “new ways of learning“ – especially regarding necessary specific blended learning didactics.

BUPNET is one of the founding organisations of REVEAL the Research and Evaluation Group for Validation, Evidencing and Assessing of Informal and Non-formal Learning that developed the unique approach LEVEL5 to validate informal learning. The system is specifically suitable to evaluate competences that cannot be assessed and evidenced by off the shelf systems, such as service-mindedness, active citizenship, cooperation, teamwork etc.

Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering