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The National ENIC office Finland Task Force for Recognition of Qualifications. 28 – 29 June 2006 Sarajevo Carita Blomqvist. Outline. National ENIC: main functions under Lisbon Recognition Convention (LRC) ENIC/NARIC Charter of Activities and Services

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The national enic office finland task force for recognition of qualifications

The National ENIC officeFinlandTask Force for Recognition of Qualifications

28 – 29 June 2006 Sarajevo

Carita Blomqvist


Outline

Outline

  • National ENIC: main functions under Lisbon Recognition Convention (LRC)

  • ENIC/NARIC Charter of Activities and Services

  • Main tasks: information, assessment, co-operation

  • ENIC in Finland


National enic office

National ENIC office

  • LRC: Acknowledging the need for relevant, accurate and up-to-date information, each Party shall establish or maintain a national information centre.

    National solutions:

  • Inside the Ministry of Education

  • Other State/Government institution

  • Foundation or other independent public institution established by the Government

  • Private agency


Main functions of the national enic according to the lrc

Main functions of the national ENIC according to the LRC

  • Facilitate access to authoritative and accurate information on the national higher education system and qualifications

  • Facilitate access to information on the foreign higher education systems and qualifications

  • Give advice or information on recognition matters and assessment of qualifications

  • Promotion of the use of the Diploma Supplement


Joint enic naric charter of activities and services

Joint ENIC/NARIC Charter of Activities and Services

  • Assists national centres to respond to the challenges posed by the changing recognition environment and to set up a legitimate framework for its work

  • Elaborates the minimum services to be provided by a national centre

  • Outlines the minimum structural needs of a centre in terms of political support, equipment, human resources and funding


Main tasks of a national enic centre

Main tasks of a national ENIC centre

  • Information provision

  • Assessment of foreign qualifications

  • Co-operation


Information

Information

  • Foreign qualifications and educational systems

  • Main information point for higher education and access qualifications

  • National education system

  • National and international legal instruments


Format of the information on the national education system

Format of the information on the national education system

  • Legal basis and description of the education system

  • Lists of recognised and accredited higher education institutions and programs

  • General description of the national system for evaluation and accreditation, information on web-sites of the relevant bodies

  • Description of the national procedure for academic recognition of foreign qualifications


Information1

Information

  • Rights of citizens regarding recognition

  • Recognition procedures and policy, both in home country and other countries

    -Minimum:

    - who can I contact?

    -what are my rights?


Information2

Information

  • Bologna Process

  • Diploma Supplement

  • European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

  • Qualification Frameworks

  • Joint degrees

  • Assistance to institutions in developing their procedures for credit transfer and foreign student admissions


Information3

Information

  • Adequate, reliable and authenticated

  • Well-structured and clear

  • Up-to-date

  • Fit for purpose (e.g. academic, professional)

  • Consistency

  • To be given in reasonable time limit

  • Languages?


Forms of information

Forms of Information

  • WWW

  • Publications, articles in magazines

  • Archives

  • Electronic lists

  • Seminars, conferences

  • Training events


Assessment of foreign qualifications

Assessment of foreign qualifications

  • Information, advice or formal decision on the recognition of qualifications

  • Application of existing criteria and procedures developed by the Network

  • Developing and implementing new criteria and procedures

  • Promotion of fair recognition


Co operation and co ordination

Co-operation and co-ordination

  • Ministries

  • Higher education institutions

  • Quality assurance

  • Student unions and student organisations

  • Competent professional recognition authorities

  • Employers, labor unions

  • Immigration authorities

  • Other ENICs


Other tasks

OTHER TASKS

  • Contribution to higher education policy development and legislation at national, regional and international level

  • National: degree structure, qualifications framework, quality assurance, accreditation of prior learning, admission policy and procedure, recognition policy, implementation of recognition instruments and tools, terminology, students rights, mobility


National enic office1

National ENIC office

  • Staff (example)

    • Head: administration, management, representation in international networks

    • Experts/Credential evaluators: specialization e.g. on country, region or field of study

    • Information specialist

    • Administrative staff : information technology, secretary, assistants, accountant, etc


Enic office in finland national board of education

ENIC office in Finland: National Board of Education

  • Government agency

  • Bologna Process, Qualifications Framework, Diploma Supplement, joint degrees

  • Advice, information for higher education institutions (academic recognition)

  • Competent authority for regulated professions (e.g. teachers, lawyers, social workers)

  • Europass Training


More information

More information

  • www.enic-naric.net

  • www.coe.int

  • www.minedu.fi

  • www.oph.fi/info/recognition

  • [email protected]


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