National Framework of Qualifications Group C Application Form for Body from outside the State (but not from the UK) which Makes Awards in Ireland to have Awards Aligned with the Framework

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Body Outside the State: Application Form Stage

Two
(
September 2006
)


1

National
Framework of Qualifications



Group C
Application Form
for Body from outside the State (but not from the
UK) which Makes Awards in Ireland to have Awards Aligned with the
Framework



Stage Two

(Stage 1 application to be appended)





Section 1: Aw
ard
s



1
.1

List below all

of the awards that you make
in Ireland
that cannot be
withdrawn
:







1.2

Indicate the number of each award listed in 1.1 that you have made in Ireland
for each of the past five years
:







1
.3

List below any
award
s
that you hav
e previously made

in Ireland
, but no longer
make,

that cannot be withdrawn
, and which you wish to have
aligned with
the
National Framework of Qualifications.
















Body Outside the State: Application Form Stage

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)


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Section 2:
National Framework or

Reference Tool



2.1

Please confirm that the award
s that you make are included in your home
national framework or equivalent national tool(s) for relating qualifications to
each other. Please give details of these framework(s) or reference tool(s).
Where possible, please list the type of award, level of

award and reference
number, if any, relating to each award as it appears in the national
framework(s) or reference tool(s).







2.2

Identify the body which is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the
national framework or equivalent referenc
e tool that recognises awards and/or
awarding bodies in your home jurisdiction.





Please give the following information in respect of the responsible body:



Name of the responsible body:


Address:


Telephone:


Web address:


Contact details of responsibl
e person
:







Section 3:

Quality Assurance


3.1

Identify the entity in your home jurisdiction which is responsible for the
external quality assurance of your body. Please provide details of your quality
assurance mechanisms in respect of your awarding a
nd related functions,
clearly setting out each separate
element of quality assurance, for example,
self evaluation arrangements; involvement of internal stakeholders;
involvement of external stakeholders; arrangements for external review;
arrangements for
publication of outcomes; arrangements for following up on
outcomes; timing of review processes.






Body Outside the State: Application Form Stage

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3.2

Please indicate whether or not the external quality assurance of your body
extends to outside of your home jurisdiction.



Please note that if the ex
ternal quality assurance of your body does not extend
beyond your home jurisdiction, it will be necessary to agree quality assurance
procedure s with the awards Council/s.









3.3

If the external quality assurance does extend to outside of your home
ju
risdiction, please give details of the arrangements that are in place in order
for the external quality assurance to operate outside your home jurisdiction.










Body Outside the State: Application Form Stage

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September 2006
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Section
4
:
Manner of Operation


4
.
1

Please indicate your willingness to operate in a man
ner consistent with the
Framework policies and criteria in respect of access, transfer and progression,
including principles for credit accumulation and transfer, recognition of prior
learning and assistance in the co
-
ordinated national approach to the
rec
ognition of international awards.



Details on policies, actions and procedures for access, transfer and progression for
learners can be accessed here:
http://www.nqai.ie/publication_oct2003a.htm
l



Details on principles and operational guidelines for the implementation of a national
approach to credit in Irish higher education and training can be accessed here:

http://www.nqai.ie/publica
tion_nov2004.html


Details on principles and operational guidelines for the recognition of prior learning
can be accessed here:
http://www.nqai.ie/publication_jun2005.html



4
.2

Please summarise
your implementation plan in this regard.









For further details or clarification please contact:

Deirdre Stritch

National Qualifications Authority of Ireland

Jervis House

Jervis Street

Dublin 1


t: +353 (0) 1 887 1513

f: +353 (0) 1 887 1595

e: dstrit
ch
@nqai.ie