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Comparability of qualifications
Parent term: Qualification3 definitions
The extent to which it is possible to establish equivalence between the level and content of formal qualifications (certificates or diplomas) at sectoral, regional, national or international levels.
Source: CEDEFOP 2008, Europe
Determined for the purpose of pegging qualifications to a qualifications framework based on a wide range of criteria including purpose, specifications and characteristics of the qualification, high level learning outcomes in relation to level descriptors, credits, and quality assurance arrangements
Source: SADC 2011, Southern Africa
(Comparability) The comparison of one qualification with another based on high-level criteria that enable the degree of similarity of the qualification to be established by a non-subject matter expert (Comment: Comparability is a more generic form of evaluation, i.e. at a level that does not require subject matter experts, typically performed by a national information centre)
Source: UNESCO 2015, Global
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page date 2014-07-24
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