The Philippine Qualifications Framework describes the levels of educational qualifications and sets the standards for qualification outcomes. It is a quality assured national system for the development, recognition and award of qualifications based on standards of knowledge, skills and values acquired in different ways and methods by learners and workers of the country.Learn More
|It is a reference-system of national standards of qualifications earned by individuals educated and trained in the Philippines.|
|It is governed by the PQF National Coordinating Council (PQF NCC) composed of the Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).|
|It is for employers, workers, teachers and learners, parents and governments who wish to understand Philippine qualifications and compare them with others.|
|Its objective is to establish national standards and levels of qualifications to assist and support academic and worker mobility and to address jobskills mismatch.|
|It outlines what an individual has learned and can do based on qualification type, levels and degrees of competency.|
Qualification refers to the formal certification that a person has successfully achieved specific learning outcomes relevant to the identified academic, industry or community requirements. A Qualification confers official recognition of value in the labor market and in further education and training.
The Philippine Qualifications Framework - It is a collaborative program by the Department of Education (DepEd), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Commission on Higher Education (CHED) , Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).