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Presentation on theme: "IMPLEMENTING THE NQF IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC Hana Čiháková NÚOV Prague"— Presentation transcript:


2 2 REQUIREMENTS OF LABOUR MARKET QUALIFI- CATIONS INITIAL EDUCATION FURTHER EDUCATION Exams DÍLČÍ KVALIFIKACE Standard position School educational programmes Standard position Standard position Courses Occupation National syllabus COMPLETE QUALIFI- CATIONS Work experience D Í L ČÍ KVALIFIKACE PARTIAL QUALIFI- CATIONS National Qualifications Framework – a bridge between the worlds of work and education The new standardised final exam

3 3 CATALOGUE OF STANDARD POSITIONS ISTP – information system about national labour market NATIONAL LABOUR MARKET Current occupations Occupation contents Standard working conditions, wages... Standard requirements:  Qualification  Personal qualities  Health ACTIVE MONITORING TOOLS – INTERNET CitizenCompaniesEducators Job centre

4 4 ISTP – basis of the system Catalogue of Standard Positions describes aspects of job - working and technical conditions informs about common requirements for - qualification - personality qualities - health Analysis of Individual Potential the outcome is a complex job-seeker's profile the job-seeker's profile has a structure which is comparable to the standard position requirements Competence Analysis Comparing applicant's profile with profiles of standard positions (level of suitability) counselling –> professional orientation, retraining mediation -> the most suitable applicants the most suitable places

5 5 NATIONAL OCCUPATIONS FRAMEWORK open and broadly accessible database increasing the role of the employers at the system of human resource development responsible for the development is the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs occupations can be further subdivided into standard positions or smaller work units proposals for occupations are based on needs of employers

6 6 THE CONTEXT OF THE NQF IN THE CR The Act on Verification and Recognition of Further Education Results (179/2006 Coll.) The project NSK (NQF) - qualification at the level ISCED 3C – apprenticeship The project NSK II - qualifications on ISCED 3A (matura level) and higher is prepared and in a process of approval The National System of Occupations – NSP - has been developed since the beginning of 2007 - a source for the development of the NQF The concept of the sector councils is evolving efficiently

7 7 NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK It is established in terms of legislation by a law (No. 179/2006 Coll.) Its main components are complete and partial qualifications described by qualification and assessment standards It will be a common system framework for initial and further education and for the recognition of prior learning; It is connected up with the newly created National Occupations Framework and will be a bridge between the worlds of work and education, It will contain qualifications (qualification standards) divided (grouped) into eight qualification levels

8 8 ACT NO 179/2006 COLL. REGULATES THE NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK NATIONAL REGISTER OF QUALIFICATIONS: publicly accessible register of complete or partial qualifications acknowledged, distinguished and recognised in the CR (will be maintained and published by NUOV) COMPLETE QUALIFICATION AND PARTIAL QUALIFICATION: CQ = professional Q of a natural person to duly perform all work activities pertaining to a relevant profession; PQ = professional Q of a natural person to duly perform a certain work activity or a set of work activities in a relevant profession or in two or more professions respectively, in the scope defined in a QS

9 9 COMPLETE QUA LIFIC ATIO N PQ QSQSASAS QSQSASAS QSQSASAS QUALIFICATION STANDARD a structured description of qualification requirements for a certain qualification - WHAT should the candidate know ASSESSMENT STANDARD a set of criteria and procedures for the verification of qualification requirements - HOW should the KSC be assessed

10 10 Stage 1 – the creation of draft qualification and assessment standards by teams of experts coordinated by NUOV and a private company Trexima. 115 complete qualifications and 332 partial qualifications have been prepared so far. The creation of the National Qualifications Framework In progress for levels ISCED 3C and ISCED 2 in the framework of an ESF project until March 2008 Stage 2 – discussion of, appreciation of and adjustments to qualification and assessment standards in the Sector Councils. 252 partial qualifications have been discussed so far. Stage 3 – evaluation and approval of qualification and assessment standards by relevant ministries and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MSMT). 93 partial qualifications have been approved by authorising bodies (ministries), 71 partial qualifications have been approved by MSMT so far. The methodology and information system of NQF have already been created

11 11 RPL AS PER THE ACT NO 179/2006 COLL. AUTHORISATION = A. of a natural person or a legal entity to verify applicants’ attainment of professional qualifications specified in QS for partial qualifications for which the authorisation in question has been granted AUTHORISED PERSON = a person or a legal entity who has been authorised AUTHORISING BODY = central administration body competent to make decisions on granting, extending or withdrawing the authorisation

12 12 AUTHORISATIONS PQ with at least one authorisation 60 - MA 44 - MLD 16 Authorised persons 45 - MLD 29 - MA 28 No. of authorisations 536 - MLD 324 - MA 212 Jihomoravský43 Zlínský41 Olomoucký33 Pardubický28 Ústecký26 Plzeňský24 Liberecký22 Moravskoslezský21 Jihočeský16 Vysočina16 Královéhradecký14 Praha14 Středočeský3 Karlovarský0

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