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  1. How does the EQF work?

    Why the EQF? The free movement of people in Europe is one of the most important goals of the EU. However, the understanding and the recognition of diplomas and certificates issued in the different national education and training systems of the 28 Member States of the EU is a challenge. For this reason, the EU developed a translation device to make national qualifications more readable in order to promote workers' and learners' mobility, facilitating their lifelong learning and occupational mobility across Europe. This is the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning (EQF). What is the EQF? The EQF helps to compare national qualifications systems and enable communication among them. The core of the EQF are eight common European reference levels, which are described in learning outcomes: knowledge, skills and responsibility and autonomy. This makes it more understandable what a learner with a qualification related to the EQF knows, understands and is able to do. This approach enables to compare all types and levels of qualifications including qualifications from higher education, vocational education and training and general education, but also qualifications awarded by the private sector and international organisations. Level 1 presents the lowest level of proficiency, level 8 the highest. In principle all possible ways of learning can lead to the learning outcomes of a particular level, including the learning taking place in non-formal and informal contexts.  The EQF initiative is close ...

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  2. Europass Estonia

    Europass helps individuals highlight their abilities in an effective way. It promotes the mobility of individuals throughout Europe by removing barriers to working, studying or training in Europe. It is free and enables people to present their competences, skills and qualifications in a clear way. Europass consists of five documents. For information in English click here, in Estonian click here.Europass Estonia is located at the Estonian Qualifications Authority (SA Kutsekoda). ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Estonia
  3. Euroguidance Estonia

    Euroguidance Estonia is the Estonian National Resource Centre for Guidance and provides a range of services to Estonian guidance professionals and to professionals abroad since 1998. As a member of the Euroguidance Network we provide support in the areas of learning mobility and lifelong guidance development within education, training and employment at International level. Euroguidance Estonia is part of the Archimedes Foundation. ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Estonia
  4. Eurodesk in Estonia

    Estonian National Youth Portal is a platform of information and opportunities for young people across Estonia. We provide quality youth information both for youth and for people working with them. ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Estonia
  5. Useful Links

    Erasmus+ Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020.The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU's commitment to investing in these areas.     Euroguidance is network of centres linking together the Careers Guidance systems in Europe. Euroguidance promotes mobility, helping guidance counsellors and individuals to better understand the opportunities available to European citizens throughout Europe.     Europass CV and more! To help making your skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood in Europe      Eurodesk is the main provider of information on European policies and opportunities for young people and those who work with them.     /ploteus/ro/file/multiranklogopngmultirank_logo.png The U-Multirank website provides a new way for anyone to compare universities from all around the world –matching like with like, allowing you to see what they’re best at.     Need information about recognition of your diplomas to study or work abroad? Visit the revamped ENIC (European Network of Information Centres in the European Region) and NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centres in the European Union) website.     EURAXESS- Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative providing access to a complete range of information and support ser ...

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  6. Contact through euroguidance

    If you live in Europe and are looking for opportunities in Flanders, you can best contact your local guidance counsellor, who will contact us through the EUROGUIDANCE centre in your country, which can be found on the euroguidance website  ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Belgium
  7. Study in Slovenia

    Higher education is organized at public and private universities and independent higher education institutions. Higher education is organized in three Bologna cycles. In this context, the first cycle features higher professional and academic undergraduate bachelor study programmes; the second cycle features postgraduate master’s study programmes (cycle or integrated), and the third cycle includes doctoral study programmes. Tertiary education study programmes last from 2 to 6 years. Credit points – ECTS are awarded according to student workload. One full-time study year corresponds to 60 ECTS, whereby 1 ECTS equals 25–30 hours of work or a total of 1,500 to 1,800 hours of work per year. Tertiary education entry requirements are specified by law and study programmes. Commonly, candidates shall have a certificate of general matura. The general matura gives students access to any short-cycle higher vocational or bachelor or integrated master’s higher education study programme. In case, the number of applicants exceeds the capacity, candidates with better overall grade in the matura or vocational matura and the overall grades in years 3 and 4 or grades of individual subjects in upper secondary education are selected. Candidates' success from prior studies is also taken into account even when they enrol in masters' and doctoral study programmes. Students apply to short-cycle higher vocational and higher education study programmes upon a public call for enrolment which is issued at least six months before the beginnin ...

    Category: Guidance Services Location: Slovenia
  8. International cooperation and exchange (University of Ljubljana)

    University is a member of numerous international networks like: UNICA, Utrecht Network, IRUN, EUA, EU2S2, CEI. It runs an ongoing student exchange with over 500 universities in Europe and in the region of Southern and Eastern Europe. The university also cooperates with more than a hundred universities across Europe and America, based on bilateral agreements and our membership in international networks. ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Slovenia
  9. International mobility (University of Primorska)

    The Department for Education, International Cooperation and Quality Assurance of the University of Primorska gives support to incoming and outgoing students within the framework of the Erasmus+ and other international student exchange programmes. The Department offers information on all procedures and application deadlines, as well as other information related to studying and living in Slovenia. ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Slovenia
  10. International mobility (University of Nova Gorica)

    The International Office coordinates the international activities and educational projects at the University of Nova Gorica. It offers support to students, professors, researchers and other staff of the University. ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Slovenia

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