ACQF 5th Peer Learning Webinar

Oct 08, 2020
Discussed cases: the National Qualifications Framework of Angola, Egypt, Ghana and Zimbabwe. Countries discussed as well how they are adapting to the "new normal" during and beyond Covid-19.
  • When Oct 08, 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

Brief recapitulation of main learnings from previous peer learning Webinars

AUC, Mr Chigozie Emmanuel Okonkwo

ACQF project team (Eduarda Castel-Branco)

14.20-14.50 Session 2


Angola: developing the NQF – a pillar of the National Qualifications System (NQS). Policy objectives, structure of the NQF, governance model. Learnings from the NQF-development path. Next steps.

Education response to Covid-19

Ms Ana Claudia de Andrade


UTG-PNFQ (coordinating unit of the NQF-NQS)

14.50-15.20 Session 3

Ghana: NQF in evolution – new developments regarding scope of the NQF, policy objectives, main mechanisms and instruments for operationalisation. Key priorities of the NQF roadmap.

Education response to Covid-19

Mr Maxwell Kissi

Head of Credential Evaluation

National Accreditation Board




Questions and answers



Session 4

Egypt: Quality Assurance and NQF – two sides of the same coin for transparency and relevance of qualifications. NQF contributing to reforms in education and training. Key debates and issues at stake to fully operationalise the NQF. Stakeholders’ involvement, awareness raising and capacity development.

Education response to Covid-19

Prof Youhansen Eid

President of NAQAAE

(National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Education)

16.00-16.30 Session 5

Zimbabwe: NQF in action. Main policy objectives, scope, principles and features of the NQF. Governance. Qualifications in the framework. Monitoring and evaluation. Education response to Covid-19

Prof Kuzvinetsa P. Dzvimbo


Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE)


Session 6

Questions and answers.

Interactive assessment – polling.

Final conclusions and next steps

AUC, Mr Chigozie Emmanuel Okonkwo

ACQF project team (Eduarda Castel-Branco, ETF)