National Education Qualifications Framework

All countries of European Higher Education Area have undertaken to develop a National Qualifications Framework compatible with the main framework of EHEA by 2010. Qualifications Frameworks are essential tools in accomplishing comparability and transparency with EHEA.

A National Qualifications Framework (NFQ) is supposed to link different qualifications in a country in order to provide an efficient qualification system for both employers and learners as they journey through life-long learning. It also facilitates mobility. The European Commission has established a meta-framework that enables the NQFs of a single member country to mesh with the overarching standard framework. More…