Developing, approving and maintaining qualifications: selected international approaches

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Author: Misko, Josie


This paper is about international approaches to the development, approval and quality assurance of qualifications. Country-specific adaptations of some common themes are observed, including aims to improve the transparency and portability of qualifications, consultations with a broad range of stakeholder groups in developing qualifications and outcomes-based quality assurance processes. Governments in countries experiencing proliferation of qualifications are implementing time-based low or zero uptake review policies to periodically remove or retire qualifications no longer of relevance....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Quality; Policy; Governance

Keywords: Qualifications framework; European Union

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; New Zealand; Europe; Germany; Finland; Sweden; Great Britain; England; Northern Ireland; Wales; Scotland; Ireland; Asia; Singapore; Korea (South); North America; Canada; United States

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2015

Physical description: 57 p.

Access item:,-approving-and-maintaining-qualifications-selected-international-approaches

ISBN: 9781925173130

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 118.17

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