QFEmirates acts as reference point for all nationally-recognised qualifications that can be used by the country’s decision makers to develop strategic education and training policy to improve economic and social prosperity and well being.
2. President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin
Zayed Al Nahyan issued on 23 August 2010
Federal Decree No. 1 to ‘Establish and
Maintain the National Qualifications
A committee was formed in Sptember,
2010 to run NQA and to facilitate the
implementation of the tasks entrusted to it
in coordination with the concerned parties.
The NQA Board of Directors was formed
on 04/12/2011 under the chairmanship of
the Minister of Labour and membership of
the governmental sectors and industries
Distinct National Qualifications
to enhance economic and social
To develop and implement the
Qualifications Framework for the Emirates
to meet the requirements of the social and
Promote education learning outcomes link
with the labor market.
Develop policies to recognize prior learning
and past experience.
Evaluate institutions and education
programs and vocational training.
Develop qualifications standards.
Facilitate the transfer of individuals between
different education and training pathways.
Promote life-long learning.
الهيئة عن نبذةيةؤالرالرسالة
3. الهيئة عن نبذة
Issuers of legislation, laws and decisions
Entities planning and regulating the
The Qualifications required in the labor Market
training and licensing
Entities licensing ,
providing and awarding
The Ministry of
Education - Higher
NQA &other Entities
Lifelong Learning Formal Education
4. الهيئة عن نبذة
Strategic Direction Model
Education and training service providers
Procedures for awarding
Policies and plans for the
development of education and
8. National reference for classification, development,
benchmarking and alignment of qualifications
Development of qualifications that meet the job market and
Unification of the titles of different qualifications
Facilitation of transfer of learners among different
Recognition of national and international education that is
formal, informal and lifelong learning
Enhancement of the quality of education outcomes
10. Meet therequirements of knowledgebased economy
Enhanceand facilitate lifelong learning
Mutual recognition of international professional qualifications
Quality assurance and transparency
Assurance of the outcomes of accredited qualifications
Mobility of international qualifications holders
Enhanceaccessibility to learning opportunities
13. QFEmirates Future Directions
with QFEmirates to
in development of
meet the needs of