The second meeting of NQF-IN project partners is being held in Dublin, Ireland on 1-2 February 2016. The “Developing organisational and financial models for including non-formal sector qualifications in National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF-IN)” project aims to develop models of including qualifications attained outside of school and higher education in national qualifications systems. The project is being implemented under the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme.

The participants in the Dublin meeting represent all partner institutions from France (CÉREQ), Irland (DIT), United Kingdom (SCQFP), Hungary (OH), Croatia (University of Split), Czech Republic (NUV) and Poland (IBE – project leader).

The meeting is being held to work on the structure and methodology of producing reports on how each partner country includes qualifications awarded outside of school and higher education in national qualifications frameworks. During the meeting, the results of a literature review of this topic will be presented. Each partner will also make a detailed presentation on the scope and procedures of including qualifications attained through different types of learning in their country’s qualifications system. Additionally, plans for future project activities and meetings will be discussed.

Producing the country reports according to an agreed methodology will contribute to the main aim of the project, which is to support decision makers in EU Member States as well as European institutions (European Commission, Cedefop, European Training Foundation) in developing policies to include qualifications attained outside of the school and higher education systems in national qualifications frameworks.

More information about the NQF-IN project is available at