The European Qualifications Framework in Latvia

On 27 April 2011, an international conference “The European Qualifications Framework in Latvia” was held, in which the draft of the Self-Assessment Report and consultation process results were presented. In total, 140 participants took part in this conference representing organizations or institutions that were involved in the consultation process, as well as other national and foreign organizations related to education sector.

The conference materials are posted below.



Mr. Rolands Broks, Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Latvia, Minister
Opening speech


Mr. Carlo ScatoliEuropean Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture,  Head of Sector “Skills and Qualifications"
Development policy of European Qualifications Framework (EN)

Mr. James CallejaMalta Qualifications Authority
What is the added value of a Qualifications Framework? The experience of Malta (EN)

Ms. Baiba Ramina,  Academic Information Centre, Director  
The process of referencing Latvian Education Qualifications (LV)

Mr. Dmitrijs Kuļšs,  Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, Deputy Director of Policy Coordination Department – Head of Lifelong Learning Division   
Latvian levels of knowledge and skills (LV)

Ms. Ilze BranteMinistry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, Deputy director of the Vocational Education and General Education Department, Head of Vocational Education Division 
European Qualifications Framework and reforms in Latvian vocational education system (LV)

Mr. Andrejs Rauhvargers, Secretary General of the Latvian Rectors’ Council
Latvian higher education and Qualifications Frameworks (LV) 

Mr. Sean O’ReillyNational Qualifications Authority of Ireland
Referencing of Latvian education system to the EQF (EN)  


Draft of Self-Assessment Report

Referencing of the Latvian Education System to the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning and Qualifications Framework for European Higher Education Area (EN LV )