Comparability of qualification levels 7 level structure distinguishing between knowledge skills and competence - Icelandic education system level 1 and 2 of the EQF correspond to level 1 of the Icelandic NQF
Use of learning outcomes in HE & CE Icelandic national descriptors are more detailed and specific than EQF. Some stakeholders are not accustomed to and find it difficult to use the learning outcomes approach. The skills element is regarded as very important
National legislation on EQF levels 5-8 National Curriculum Guides but stakeholders have only little experience
Level of implementation of NQF NQF expected to become operational by 2010, referencing report is also expected by 2010
Recognition of prior learning not mentioned
e-Learning implementation no EDEN nor EADL members
Openness to virtual mobility WHO moderate usage, several barriers reported