Comparability of qualification levels The Maltese NQF has eight levels of qualifications, they are more detailed than those of the EQF and more contextualized to the Maltese culture and national social, economic and political priorities
Use of learning outcomes in HE & CE The learning outcomes approach is fundamental to reforms in Malta across the whole education and training systems.
National legislation on EQF levels 5-8 “Malta was the first Member State to prepare one comprehensive Referencing report, presented in Sept 2009 and officially launched by the Minister of Education in November 2009. A direct correspondence with the EQF levels was established.
Level of implementation of NQF Comprehensive national qualifications framework NQF for lifelong learning launched in June 2007 by the Malta Qualifications Council (MQC) Legal Notice 347
Recognition of prior learning Informal and non-formal education and training, as well as recognition of prior learning are an important part of the MQF
e-Learning implementation no members
Openness to virtual mobility WHO usage yes, minimal barriers reported