National Framework of Qualifications NFQ

The National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) is a ten level system that provides a way to compare qualifications and ensure that they are recognised nationally and abroad. Each of the ten levels are used to describe the Irish qualifications system … Continue reading

May 2016 E-News

May 2016 E-Bulletin Education News – National Student Engagement Programme The launch of the National Student Engagement Programme was recently announced by Dr Padraig Walsh, CEO of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). In doing so, he highlighted the value it … Continue reading

Further Education – Recent Trends and Statistics

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) has recently published details of QQI awards achieved by learners in 2015. The information shows the popularity of Further Education (including PLC courses) in recent times and analyses details such as age-bands, gender, provider-locations, award types … Continue reading

Findacourse.ie March 2013 E-News

March 2013 Findacourse.ie Update New Agency to Drive Higher and Further Education Change A new integrated agency Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) was established on November 6th 2012. This agency effectively replaced awarding bodies National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI), … Continue reading