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QUATREC - Comparing qualifications for reliable recognition

Project No: 595635-EPP-1-2018-1-LV-EPPKA3-NARIC

Project implementation period: 1 March 2018 - 29 February 2020

In terms of Erasmus+ Programme, K3 activity “Support for Policy Reform” Academic Information Centre – Latvian ENIC/NARIC implements project “Comparing qualifications for reliable recognition – QUATREC”. 

Aim: To encourage the use of learning outcomes in credential evaluation for improved recognition in line with existing and emerging qualification frameworks.

Main objective: To conduct horizontal comparison of qualifications and their learning outcomes and search whether learning outcomes of the same level qualifications have substantial differences and qualifications are comparable. 

Project activities:
  • Collection and summary of information regarding national higher education system, national qualifications framework, concrete bachelor qualification and concrete master level qualification, recognition practices.
  • Elaboration of the methodology of the comparative study.
  • Discussions on the results of the horizontal comparison of qualifications and their levelling – similarities and differences. 
  • Preparation of proposals for effective use of the qualification frameworks and learning outcomes in the recognition.
  • Dissemination of the results through web pages of project partners, international conferences and ENIC/NARIC meetings.
Project partners:
  • Academic Information Centre (coordinator), Latvia
  • UK NARIC – United Kingdom
  • National Centre for Information and Documentation (NACID) – Bulgarian ENIC/NARIC, Bulgaria
  • Archimedes Foundation – Estonian ENIC/NARIC, Estonia 
  • National Information Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility (ARMENIC), Armenia. 


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