Global Inventory of National Qualification Frameworks: Update

Description of the Initiative

This two-volume publication gives an update on the national qualification frameworks around the world. It provides information on national and regional developments as well as selected themes. It is the result of collaborative work between Cedefop, ETF, UNESCO and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

Through the ASEM Education process this publication is being promoted to use in all ASEM Partner countries and an updated version is being presented during each Ministerial meeting. 

The publication can be dowloaded here: Volume 1 (thematic chapters) and Volume 2 (Inventory)

Aims and objectives

  • Give an update on the *Give an update on the national qualification frameworks (NQFs) around the world;
  • Provide information on national and regional developments as well as selected themesnational qualification frameworks (NQFs) around the world;
  • Provide information on national and regional developments as well as selected themes

ASEM Partners and Stakeholders involved

Cedefop, ETF, UNESCO and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. The publication benefits all ASEM Partner countries. 

Progress and Achievements

  • Within countries, deepening of NQF development and implementation;
  • In some world regions, development of regional qualifications frameworks;
  • Production of an updated Global Inventory for ASEM ME7.

Status

overall initiative ongoing; publication is being updated and presented at each ministerial meeting. 

Plans and expected outcomes

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  • Production of 5th edition of Inventory in 2021
  • Updated Version of Global Inventory of Regional and National Qualification Framework
  • Publication is widely promoted within ASEM Education community
  • ASEM Education Partners are involved in feedback and input rounds for updated version

 

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