The aim of this study was to explore concept of international qualifications, Which international qualifications are issued in Latvia and Whether international qualifications should be referenced to the Latvian Qualifications Framework.
Representatives of education institutions which provide international qualifications and representatives of Sectoral Expert Councils took part in the interviews and survey.
Results of study include characterization of international qualifications awarded in Latvia, requirements, coverage of usage, admittance requirements, assessment methods, quality assurance and documents certifying the obtained international qualifications. The study also covers differences between international and formal education qualifications as well as international qualification holders' advantages and drawbacks in the labour market.
The study International qualifications in Latvia is available in Latvian and English.