Transnational qualifications frameworks

What are ‘transnational qualifications frameworks’? What does cross-border recognition of qualifications imply? What is the difference between comparability and equivalence? These are key concepts and questions that this report addresses. More fundamentally, the report examines emerging regional qualifications frameworks and their implementation strategies. Although it is premature to evaluate their impact, the reports looks also at the extent to which regional qualifications frameworks are able to achieve the various desired policy objectives associated with them particularly regarding mobility of labour and recognition of qualifications. Finally, the report examines the interplay between regional and national frameworks. The report traces, in a comparative approach, the short history of the regional qualifications frameworks to identify promising developments for the future.

What are ‘transnational qualifications frameworks’? What does cross-border recognition of qualifications imply? What is the difference between comparability and equivalence? These are key concepts and questions that this report addresses.

More fundamentally, the report examines emerging regional qualifications frameworks and their implementation strategies. Although it is premature to evaluate their impact, the reports looks also at the extent to which regional qualifications frameworks are able to achieve the various desired policy objectives associated with them particularly regarding mobility of labour and recognition of qualifications.

Finally, the report examines the interplay between regional and national frameworks. The report traces, in a comparative approach, the short history of the regional qualifications frameworks to identify promising developments for the future.