Revsion of European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

Revsion of European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

European Council adopts revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning.

May 22, 2017 European Council adopts revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning. 

The Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council adopted the revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning.
The purpose of the EQF is to improve the transparency, comparability and portability of people's qualifications. The EQF was originally created in 2008 as a common reference framework of eight European generic levels of learning, which serves as "translation grid" between national qualifications systems. 

The adoption of the revision on May 22nd, 2017 ensures the continuity as well as a further deepening of the EQF so it can keep up with future developments.

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