ACQF 4th Peer Learning Webinar

Sep 24, 2020
Discussed cases: National qualifications frameworks of Lesotho and Bahrain; Arab Qualifications Framework The presentation on the Arab Qualifications Framework illustrated how regional integration and mobility benefit from a regional (referencing) framework.
  • When Sep 24, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM (Africa/Johannesburg / UTC200)
  • Where Online - Zoom
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Session 1



Introduction and objectives of webinar

study of Qualifications Frameworks in Africa.

AUC, Mr Chigozie Emmanuel Okonkwo

ACQF project team (Eduarda Castel-Branco, ETF)

14.30-15.00 Session 2


Lesotho: a new NQF in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) – objectives, main characteristics and perspectives for implementation at national level.

Education responses to Covid-19.

Mr M. Khobotlo

Council for Higher Education, Lesotho

15.00-15.10 Session 3

Questions and answers on Sessions 1 and 2



Session 4

Bahrain National Qualifications Framework

And Arab Qualifications Framework (AQF):

The session presents two types of qualifications frameworks: a national and a regional (overarching)

Bahrain QF: contributing to transparency, quality and portability of qualifications. New demands and opportunities related with Covid-19 responses, with focus on digital and online learning.

AQF: ANQAHE Model. Contributing to integration, mobility, quality and mutual trust. Interplay with national frameworks and systems. State-of-play and way forward.

Dr Tariq Al-Sindi

General Director – General Directorate of National Qualifications Framework

Education and Training Quality Authority



Session 5


-       Views and impressions of an NQF expert (10 min)

-       Comments and questions of participants (15 min)



Dr. Mamadou Sarr, UCAD




Session 6

Interactive joint assessment using Mentimeter


Final conclusions and next steps

ACQF project team, Eduarda Castel-Branco, ETF

AUC, Mr Chigozie Emmanuel Okonkwo