LEVEL 5 IN THE CHAIN*

Report
Hans Daale
Leido / CHAIN 5
The Netherlands
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Level 5
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CHAIN5
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Partners
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ECVET and ECTS
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Activities
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EQF5
Qualifications: formal and non-formal… linked to
a NQF
See: Study CEDEFOP about this
Examples:
- HVET
- SCHE
- Post-Secondary
- Post-Secondary / Non-Tertairy
- Associate degree
- BAC+2
- Foundation Degree
- HND…
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Between 4 and 6…
Necessary for
- permeability between VET and HE
- transfer of credits from 4 to 6
- more flexibility in adult education
- LLL
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Interesting case: Germany
And: more qualifications at level 5 in Holland
And important: SCHE as a formal degree in the
EHEA – May 2015 – A common name: Associate?
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Community of Practice for Level 5
Founded in December 2013
>80 members, 23 countries
- Colleges
- Universities
- HVET-colleges
- Universities of Applied Sciences
- Associations / Networks / Regional Platforms
- And so on
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Private organisation… ‘powered’ by Leido
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Focus on activities, about issues related to use of level 5
qualifications
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VET4EU2
(meetings with DG EAC/Employment)
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EURASHE
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WCFP
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University of Toledo (PhD / study trips)
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Overlap for HVET and SCHE
One of the themes for CHAIN5
- use of ECVET and ECTS at level 5
In a project… or as a regular activity
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12-13 February
Amsterdam
Annual Conference
25-26 June
Amsterdam
International Seminar on level 5 and level 6
(Colleges and Universities)
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www.chain5.net
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www.leidoacademy.nl (Dutch)
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www.wfcp.org (AACC – AoC…)
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[email protected] (Hans Daale)

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