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Today the international expert panel revealed the nine finalists that will compete for the status as Centre for Excellence in Education.

Toolkit for Recognition for Refugees

On 15 and 16 June 2016, NOKUT had the honour of hosting the initial consortium meeting for the Erasmus+ action selected for funding by the European Commission. – The aim of the action is to contribute to the development of an appropriate common recognition toolkit to secure effective and streamlined recognition of qualifications for refugees, explains Stig Arne Skjerven, Director of Foreign Education in NOKUT/Norwegian ENIC-NARIC.

NOKUT’s Qualifications Passport for Refugees

– NOKUT has carried out a successful pilot project with the intention of testing the new method for evaluation of refugees’ qualifications – NOKUTs Qualifications Passport for Refugees. The method, on which the pilot project is based, corresponds to the proposal made by NOKUT and UK NARIC for a European Qualifications Passport for Refugees. The method was presented to the European Commission and other international organizations in September 2015, says Terje Mørland, Director General at NOKUT.

22 bids for status as new Centres for Excellence in Education

13 May was the deadline for submitting applications in the competition for Centres for Excellence in Education. NOKUT has received 22 applications from 12 different universities and university colleges. Between three and six centres will be awarded. Finalists will be revealed in the middle of July.