The following six stages describe the development of national qualifications frameworks (1):
(a) explorative stage;
(b) design stage;
(c) adoption stage;
(d) activating stage;
(e) operational stage;
(f) review stage.
Figure 1.The cyclical character of NQF developments
To be able to deliver according to expectations, frameworks continuously need to adapt to changing context and requirements and to the feedback from stakeholders involved. Evaluation forms an intrinsic part of framework developments at all stages.
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