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Recognition and transparency of qualifications

The recognition and transparency of qualifications are an important instrument to facilitate the mobility of professionals and of apprentices in Europe.

Position papers

-  June 2017: UEAPME note on a directive on proportionality tests

-  April 2013: UEAPME Position Paper on the current implementation of the European tools EQAVET, EQF, ECVET

-  November 2012: UEAPME position on a proposal for a Council Recommendation on the validation of non-formal and informal learning

-  May 2012: UEAPME position on the revision of the directive on the recognition of professional qualifications

-  November 2011: UEAPME Opinion on the Implementation of the European Tools EQF, ECVET, EQAVET

-  September 2011: UEAPME position on the Green Paper “Modernising the Professional Qualifications Directive”

-  March 2011: UEAPME reply to the consultation by DG Internal Market and Services on the Professional Qualifications Directive

-  June 2008: UEAPME position on the proposal for a Recommendation by the European Commission on the “European Quality Assurance Reference Framework for Vocational Education and Training” (EQARF)

-  May 2008: UEAPME position on the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET)

-  March 2007: UEAPME response to the European Commission’s consultation on an "European Credit Transfer System for Vocational Education and Training" (ECVET)

-  December 2005: UEAPME Position on the consultation ’Towards a European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong learning’

-  September 2004: UEAPME response to the consultation on a system of credit transfer for vocational training and common reference levels for VET

-  February 2005: UEAPME’s position paper on the state of play of the proposed Directive on professional qualifications

-  September 2002: UEAPME position concerning the Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the recognition of professional qualifications COM (2002)119 final - 2002/0061 (COD)

Press releases

-  16/11/2007: Agreement on EQF a major step forward for education and training