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Studies and overviews

UNESCO

Level-setting and recognition of learning outcomes, 2015

International projects


„Proposed Models of Including Non-formal Sector Qualifications in National Qualifications Frameworks”, 2018.

Reports of studies

Special Eurobarometer 417: European area of skills and qualifications, 2014

The use or potential use of QFs by HEIs and other stakeholders linked to mobility, 2014:

Evaluation of the Implementation of the EQF Recommendation, 2013:

Study “State of play of the European Qualifications Framework implementation”, 2012

Study on the (potential) role of qualifications frameworks in supporting mobility of workers and learners. Joint Study of the EU and Australia, 2011


Publications of CEDEFOP


Latvia - European inventory on NQF 2016

Validation and open educational resources (OER) LV EN

Monitoring the use of validation of non-formal and informal learning LV EN

Application of learning outcomes approaches across Europe, 2016

European guidelines for validation of non-formal and informal learning, 2015 LV EN

Analysis and overview of national qualifications framework developments in European countries
Annual report 2014 (2015)

 National Qualifications Framework developments in Europe, 2015

Overview of National Qualifications Framework developments in Europe, 2015

Qualifications at level 5: progressing in a career or to higher education, 2014 LV EN

Analysis and overview of NQF level descriptors in European countries, 2013. LV  EN

International qualifications, 2012. LV  EN

Analysis and overview of NQF developments in European countries, Annual report, 2012 

The development of national qualifications frameworks in Europe, October 2011

The development of national qualifications frameworks in Europe, August 2010

Changing Qualifications: A review of qualifications policies and practices, 2010

Briefing note: Qualifications frameworks in Europe - 2017 Developments

Briefing note: Qualifications frameworks in Europe, December 2016

Briefing note: Qualifications frameworks in Europe: coming of age, January 2016

Briefing note:
Qualifications frameworks: expanding influence, persisting obstacles, November 2014

Briefing note:
The hidden potential of level 5 qualifications, June 2014

Briefing note: At the interface of learning for employability, January 2014

Briefing note: Qualifications frameworks in Europe: forging the right links, November 2013 

Briefing note: Quality: a requirement for generating trust in qualifications, March 2013

Briefing note: Qualifications frameworks in Europe: an instrument for transparency and change, October 2012

Briefing note: Qualifications frameworks in Europe: modernising education and training, November 2011

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Publications of European Training Foundation


Global Inventory of Regional and National Qualifications Frameworks. Volume I Thematic Chapters, 2015

Global Inventory of Regional and National Qualifications Frameworks. Volume II National and Regional Cases, 2015

Global national qualifications framework inventory, 2013

Global national qualifications inventory: country cases from EU and ETF partner countries, 2013

Transnational Qualifications Frameworks, 2010

This report of European Training Foundation includes the following topics:

  1. European Qualifications Framework;
  2. Regional Qualification Framework in the Southern African Development Community;
  3. Transnational Qualification Framework for the Virtual University of Small States in the Commonwealth;
  4. Sectoral Qualification Framework being developed by Caribbean Community for the  technical and vocational education and training sector;
  5. Emerging Regional Qualification Framework for Association of South East Asian Nations.

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