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 The Testing of the Qualification Passport’s Methodology in Armenia 

On October 2, 2017 the testing of the methodology of refugees Qualification Passport will be held at the office of ArmENIC[1] (National Information Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility-Armenia). The testing will be carried out on the basis of the preliminary developed methodology within the “Refugees and Recognition – Toolkit for recognition of higher education for refugees, displaced persons and persons in a refugee-like situation”[2] project and will be conducted by the staff of Armenian (ArmENIC) and Norwegian (NOKUT) ENIK-NARIC[3] centers. It is tailored for Syrian refugees whose educational documents are either incomplete or totally missed. At the end of the testing the Qualification passports will be issued to the interviewees.

Qualification Passport for Refugees is a document on assessment of higher education issued based on available documentation and structured interview and are even provided to those who cannot fully document their qualifications. The Qualification Passport presents information on the applicant’s education, work experience and language proficiency and intends to facilitate integration, in particular supports in further studies and employment.

The testing of the methodology of Qualification Passport for refugees will be followed by the Seminar on “Refugees and Recognition” held on October 3, 2017. The Seminar aims at presenting the current challenges of the recognition of refugees’ qualification and the recent measurements to tackle them. The seminar will be conducted by the ArmENIC and NOKUT and will bring together representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of RA, the Ministry of Diaspora, universities, Union of employers, international organizations, Syrian issues coordinating organizations and respective NGOs. The tools developed within the project will be introduced to the audience during the meeting, which will be concluded by the official delivery of the Qualification Passports to prior selected refugees.

In order to participate at the Qualification Passport’s methodology testing you are highly welcomed to contact ArmENIC by calling 010-53-09-04 or visit: 27, Amiryan street, Yerevan, Armenia.

 

[1] For more details on the ArmENIC  please visit  http://www.armenic.am

[2]  The partners of the project are ENIC-NARIC centers from Norway (NOKUT), United Kingdom (UK NARIC), France (CIPE), the Netherlands (NUFFIC), Italy (CIMEA), and Armenia (ArmENIC). The aim of the project is to support ENIC-NARIC centers in recognition of qualifications of refugees, displaced persons and persons in refugee like situation, including those without official documentation and to enhance the employability and accessibility of the further studies. For more details on project, please visit  http://www.nokut.no/en/About-NOKUT/What-does-NOKUT-do1/International-cooperation/Refugees-and-Recognition/ website.

[3] ENIC-NARIC http://www.enic-naric.net/

 

[1] For more details on the ArmENIC  please visit  http://www.armenic.am

[1]  The partners of the project are ENIC-NARIC centers from Norway (NOKUT), United Kingdom (UK NARIC), France (CIPE), the Netherlands (NUFFIC), Italy (CIMEA), and Armenia (ArmENIC). The aim of the project is to support ENIC-NARIC centers in recognition of qualifications of refugees, displaced persons and persons in refugee like situation, including those without official documentation and to enhance the employability and accessibility of the further studies. For more details on project, please visit  http://www.nokut.no/en/About-NOKUT/What-does-NOKUT-do1/International-cooperation/Refugees-and-Recognition/ website.

[1] ENIC-NARIC http://www.enic-naric.net/