National qualifications framework developments in Europe 2017


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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)


Cedefop has been working on transparency and recognition of qualifications since the 1980s and has helped shape the European qualifications framework (EQF), adopted in 2008 and revised in 2017. The long-term priority of the EQF is to strengthen transparency and comparability of European qualifications, to support mobility and progression of students and workers across national and institutional borders. The EQF has triggered development of national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) across Europe. This publication on the latest NQF developments aims to share how 43 NQFs in 39 countries...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Governance

Keywords: Qualifications framework; Labour mobility; Student mobility; Equivalence of qualifications; European Union

Geographic subjects: Europe; Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Iceland; Liechtenstein; Kosovo; Montenegro; Norway; Serbia; Switzerland; Turkey; Asia; Macedonia (Republic); North Macedonia

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2018

Physical description: 120 p. (report) + [5] p. (overview)

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ISBN: 9789289626491 (print); 9789289626507 (pdf); 9789289622264 (overview)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 131.1040

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