Knowing that a qualification is a recognised qualification is essential, and the ten level National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) has recently been updated to reflect changes in the education and training sector such as the establishment of the Technological Universities and the development of new professional awards.
The updated NFQ fan diagram clearly shows how General Education Awards, Further Education and Training and Higher Education Awards are mapped against the 10 levels of the framework, and you can download your own copy here.
Another useful resource to share with students is this short video, which explains the different qualifications available in Ireland.
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