Learning Opportunities and Qualifications in Europe

Documentation

Documentation

Reports on the referencing of national qualifications frameworks to the EQF

Austrian Referencing Report| 30/11/2011

Referencing the Austrian Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning to the European Qualifications Framework.

Croatian Referencing Report| 31/12/2013

Referencing and Self-certification Report of the Croatian Qualifications Framework to the European Qualifications Framework and to the Qualifications Framework of the European Higher Education Area.

Danish Referencing Report| 10/09/2011

Referencing the Danish Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning to the European Qualifications Framework.

Estonian Qualifications Framework Referencing Report| 20/07/2012

Referencing of the Estonian Qualifications and Qualifications Framework to the European Qualifications Framework.

Flemish Community of Belgium Referencing Report| 30/06/2011

Referencing the Flemish Qualifications Framework to the European Qualifications Framework

France Referencing Report| 30/09/2010

Referencing of the French Qualifications Frameworks to the European Qualifications Framework.

German Referencing Report| 21/06/2013

Referencing the German Qualifications Frameworks for Lifelong Learning (known by its German abbreviation 'DQR') to the European Qualifications Framework.

Icelandic Referencing Report | 28/02/2014

Reference report of the Icelandic Qualifications Framework ISQF to the European Qualifications Framework for Life Long Learning EQF

Irish Referencing Report| 31/05/2009

Referencing of the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) to the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.

Italian Referencing Report| 19/12/2012

Referencing the Italian Qualifications Framework to the European Qualifications Framework

Latvia Referencing Report| 30/04/2012

Referencing of the Latvian Education System to the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning and the Qualifications Framework for the European Higher Education Area.

Lithuanian Referencing Report| 30/07/2012

Referencing the Lithuanian Qualifications Framework to the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning and the Qualifications Framework for the European Higher Education Area - National Report 2012.

Luxembourg Referencing Report| 30/01/2014

Report on referencing the Luxembourg qualifications framework to the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning and to the Qualifications Framework in the European Higher Education Area.

Malta Referencing Report| 31/08/2009

Referencing of the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and the Qualifications Framework of the European Higher Education Area (QF/EHEA)

Polish Referencing Report| 14/05/2013

Referencing the Polish Qualifications Framework to the European Qualifications Framework

Portuguese Referencing Report| 31/05/2011

Referencing the Portuguese National Qualifications Framework to the European Qualifications Framework

The Netherlands Referencing Report| 31/01/2012

Referencing of the French Qualifications Frameworks to the European Qualifications Framework.

United Kingdom Referencing Report| 28/02/2010

Referencing the Qualifications Frameworks of the United Kingdom to the European Qualifications Framework.

Legal documents

EQF Recommendation - Legal text - Brochure| 03/01/2010

Recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning (April 2008).

EQF Recommendation - Legal text - EU's Official Journal| 03/01/2010

Recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning (April 2008).

Report From The Commission To The European Parliament And The Council| 26/01/2014

Evaluation of the European Qualification Framework (EQF) Implementation of the Recommendation of the European Parliament and the Council on the Establishment of the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.

Summary of the EU legislation establishing the European Qualifications Framework| 05/05/2008

A common reference framework will help Member States, education institutions, employers and individuals compare qualifications across the EU’s diverse education and training systems. This tool is essential for developing a European employment market.

The European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning| 29/08/2010

The European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (leaflet)

Studies

External study on evaluation of the Implementation of the European Qualifications Framework Recommendation| 16/10/2013

This evaluation report provides an overview of progress made in the implementation of the EQF Recommendation between 2008 and 2012. The objective of this evaluation was to assess the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, coherence, impact and sustainability of the EQF. This report is one of many contributions to the Commission's report to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the EQF Recommendation.

Documents agreed by the EQF Advisory Group

Criteria and procedures for referencing national qualifications levels to the EQF| 18/07/2010

Criteria and procedures for referencing national qualifications levels to the EQF

European Qualifications Framework Series

EQF Note 1 Explaining the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (brochure)| 18/07/2010

Explaining the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (brochure)

EQF Note 2 Added value of National Qualifications Frameworks in implementing the EQF| 31/01/2010

Added value of National Qualifications Frameworks in implementing the EQF

EQF Note 3 Referencing National Qualifications Levels to the EQF| 20/03/2011

Referencing National Qualifications Levels to the EQF.

EQF Note 4 Using Learning Outcomes| 24/11/2011

EQF Note 4 Using Learning Outcomes

EQF Note 5 Referencing National Qualifications Levels to the EQF - Update 2013| 01/12/2013

This Note is part of the European Qualifications Framework Series, which is written for those involved in the implementation of the EQF. The Note updates the discussion points in Note 3, which was written on the basis of the first four referencing reports. By April 2012, thirteen countries have presented referencing reports to the EQF Advisory Group, and these reports and the discussions of them at meetings of the EQF Advisory Group have been used to prepare this 2nd updated, edition of the Note.