The practical use of the NQF in the RA HEI system and the labour market is mostly conditioned by the existence of the national system of Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks (SQF) designed on the base of the NQF. The SQFs designed for different subject (professional) areas are unique transition/connection tools between the NQF on the one hand and the professional field and/or educational programme on the other. This is a very vital issue for the RA higher education system, since the field is still formally regulated by the rigid State Educational Standards inherited from the Soviet centralized HE system, which strictly…continue reading →


The National Qualifications Framework is one of the most important official documents of the Armenian higher education. It is a tool for classification of qualifications in accordance with the descriptors defined for different levels of education, which relates national qualifications to each other and aligns them with the demands of the labour market and the society making them transparent and understandable. The first NQF was approved by the Armenian Government yet in 2011. Nevertheless, after the approval the first NQF has not been in practical use in the higher education system. Thus, in 2014 within the frame of TEMPUS…continue reading →


1. ARMENQA Rationale, Goals & Objectives 2. ARMENQA WP_presentation 3. Aarhus University 4. Ghent University 5. ASPU Introduction 6. ARMENQA NQF Sweden 7. Overarching QF-German Experience 8. Learning_Outcomes_Flemish_level 9. ARMENQA_BRUSOV 10. ANAU_presentation 11. YSU Introduction 12. RAU_presentation 13. GSPI_presentation 14. MoES_presentation 15. NCSRHE_ presentation 16. RUEA_presentation 17. NICARM_presentation 18. YSUAC_presentationcontinue reading →