Recognition of Bahrain’s National Qualifications Framework in the wider world

Hornblow, Dave and Hasan, Jameel and Morris, Ian (2019) Recognition of Bahrain’s National Qualifications Framework in the wider world. In: INQAAHE 15th Biennial Conference 2019: Quality Assurance, Qualifications, and Recognition: Fostering Trust in a Globalised World , 25-28 Mar 2019, Sri Lanka .

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Abstract

Purpose: The focus of this research is on the experience of Bahrain’s National Qualifications Framework (NQF) over the last decade and how it has related – and could relate – to the wider world. The three dimensions of this research are: (1) how the application of the framework can best facilitate recognition internationally and locally of the graduates of the kingdom’s universities and training institutions; (2) the key principles, standards and processes that enable such recognition; and (3) how the recognition can be sustained.

Methodology: A qualitative interpretivist case study method has been adopted.

Findings: The research identifies key challenges encountered by higher education and training institutions in implementing the NQF requirements and the impact of the implementation on learning and teaching processes.
Originality/value: The lessons learned in implementing national qualifications frameworks worldwide have been examined and highlighted in the interests of supporting and improving the Bahraini experience.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2019 06:15
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2019 03:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bahrain, qualifications framework, international recognition
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/36255

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