CEDEFOP (the European Centre for the Development of
Vocational Training) have updated their European
Inventory for National Qualifications Frameworks (NQFs). The inventory
shows that by the end of 2016 a total of 43 NQFs were developed across Europe.
The 2008 Recommendation for the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) has
been influential in promoting the establishment of NQFs, many countries across
Europe now include NQF and EQF levels on their qualifications and certificates.
It notes one of Ireland’s challenges is to demonstrate the impact of the
framework, more information is available from the chapter on IRELAND.