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The paper presents the experience of developing a regional qualifications framework, which defines the requirements to the person learning results through an individual knowledge, skills and competences at a different qualification levels. The features of its development were reviewed, the degree of consistency with the National Qualifications Framework was discovered, the courses for achieving the qualification levels through formal, informal and non-formal learning were formulated. The pieces of a regional qualifications framework requirements to a learning results at the qualification levels, which are correspond to the levels of finished bachelor’s and master’s programs, and also the tools of psychological diagnostics their achievement in connection with the personal qualities were presented. The results of research may be interesting for a projects for developing a domestic qualification system, including issues, which are linked with the developing an adequate for a labor market and an educational community system of appraisal the graduates of educational institutions of professional education and certification of the employees.


Qualifications framework, competency-based approach, formal learning, informal learning, non-formal learning.

Kurzaeva Lyubov Viktorovna Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Associate Professor of Applied Informatics department, Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University, Magnitogorsk, Russia. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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