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Higher Education Series


National Seminar on Qualifications Frameworks (Kyiv, 15-16 May 2008)

This seminar was organised by the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

The purpose of the seminar hosted by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine was to step up the development of a national qualifications framework in Ukraine, in line with the country’s commitment to the Bologna Process. The seminar’s participants adopted a set of conclusions to this effect.

The seminar also gave an opportunity to the Ministry of Education and Science to present its draft proposal for the new structure of the higher education system of Ukraine, which will form a basis for the national qualifications framework.

Main documents

Conclusions (in English and in Ukrainian)



The Framework for Qualifications of the European Higher Education Area by Mogens Berg, former Chair of the Bologna Working group on Qualifications Frameworks

Qualifications frameworks in the higher education system of Ukraine by Vasyl Shynkaruk, Deputy Minister of Education of Ukraine

Developing and Validating a National Framework of Qualifications
Issues and Pitfalls: Irish experience
by Stuart Garvie, Ireland

Designing a national qualifications framework: experience of Denmark
by Mogens Berg, Denmark