More equivalence is essential!

A plea for the juridification of the German Qualifications Framework

Coverbild: More equivalence is essential!
Issue/Year (Volume) 1/2023 (52)
Page(s) 10-11

When the German Qualifications Framework (DQR) was adopted in 2012, education and training stakeholders expected it would deliver an important impetus for the equivalence of general and vocational education. However, the agreement, concluded by the Federal Government, the federal states and the social partners, still lacks formal legal status. In light of the increasing loss of appeal of VET, a broad debate on the validity of VET qualifications is more necessary than ever. Juridification of the DQR could make an important contribution in this respect.

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