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Referencing the Latvian education system to EQF

On 14 February 2011, a national conference “Referencing the Latvian education system to the European Qualifications Framework” was held to initiate discussions about the referencing of Latvian system to the EQF. this conference was arranged by the Academic Information Centre and it was attended by  representatives from ministries, national agencies, education governing institutions, education establishments, employers’ organizations, trade unions, as well as from other institutions related to education participated.

Conference agenda and presentations are listed below.

 Agenda

Mr. Andrejs Rauhvargers, Secretary General of the Latvian Rectors’ Council
 Added value of European Qualifications Framework LV

Mr. Sean O’ReillyNational Qualifications Authority of Ireland, Project Officer
 The National Qualifications Framework of Ireland EN

Ms. Carita BlomqvistFinnish National Board of Education, Recognition and International Comparability of Qualifications, Head of Unit
 The National Qualifications Framework of Finland EN

Mr. Olav AarnaEstonian Qualifications Authority, Member of the Board
 The National Qualifications Framework of Estonia EN

Mr. Dmitrijs KuļšsLR Izglītības un zinātnes ministrijas Politikas koordinācijas departamenta direktora vietnieks – Mūžizglītības attīstības nodaļas vadītājs
 Latvian levels of knowledge and skills LV

Mr. Baiba RamiņaDirector of Academic Information Centre
Knowledge, skills, competence: level 1-4 LV (working group I)