Comparability of qualification levels “Social Modernisation Act” of 2002 instituted the National Directory of Professional Qualifications (RNCP) = framework for qualifications, 5 level framework being reconsidered in the light of EQF - certificates (not considered as qualifications in the French system) exist at those levels and are likely to be included
Use of learning outcomes in HE & CE LOs still not commonly in use
National legislation on EQF levels 5-8 National Directory of Professional Qualifications (RNCP)
Level of implementation of NQF ongoing since 2006
Recognition of prior learning reform of the validation of recognition of prior learning introduced in France in 2002
e-Learning implementation Aim to provide 100% of French teaching institutions with internet connections for deployment of virtual learning environments, 5 EDEN members
Openness to virtual mobility WHO usage yes, minimal barriers reported