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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. 


QUATREC results

During the project a comparative study report Comparing qualifications for reliable recognition was conducted and published.


Materials from international conference „Comparing qualifications for reliable recognition” which took place on 20 February 2020 are available here