European Skills Index by Cedefop

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The European Skills Index (ESI) is a web tool created by the CEDEFOP which, with the help of interactive diagrams, presents the effectiveness of skills strategies of each of the EU member states in the last few years.

European Sectoral Qualifications Framework for asylum and reception officials

logo EUAAThe European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA), formerly EASO, is an agency of the European Union that was established to implement the Common European Asylum System. Since 2011, it has been supporting the member countries in carrying out consistent and transparent asylum procedures. In order to assist even more effectively and empower member states to  improve the quality of services provided by asylum and reception officers, the EUAA has developed the European qualifications framework for educational standards and the framework for professional standards in this field.

My Portfolio a tool to link the competences with the evidence

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 My Portfolio is a free web application developed by the experts of Educational Research Institute in Poland as part of a project supporting the implementation of the Integrated Qualifications System. It allows for creating online portfolios and plans for further development, and as such can be used as a tool that supports lifelong and lifewide learning.

Market Qualifications for Teachers

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This article describes the progress of work and the results of an interesting initiative carried out within the framework of the Integrated Qualification System project in Poland, which aims to support market qualifications in the education sector. This support is expected to lead to the inclusion of market qualifications for teachers in the System (IQS).  The inclusion of such qualifications in the IQS is intended to provide an opportunity for teachers, those involved in teaching and education, to develop their skills, talents and achievements through their formal validation.

Recognition of Prior Learning in Jordan - a long history, an extensive experience and new challenges

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 The article presents most important information about RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) in Jordan — systemic and legal solutions and points to the implementation stage, the limitations and challenges faced by RPL and the development opportunities, including the Qualifications Framework introduced relatively recently in Jordan.

Challenges and innovation - Polish Graduate Tracking System

We talk to professor Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, Vice Rector for Research at SGH Warsaw School of Economics about the ELA - Polish Graduate Tracking System, its origins, methodology behind the system, its major features, implementation challenges and innovative use of aggregate administrative data to reliably and anonymously track careers of graduates on the labour market. We also discuss the impact of the system on Higher Education Institutions and prospects for future development.