Benefits of PQF

For learners, workers and professionals: Encourages lifelong learning of individuals

  • For the person, the PQF promotes mobility:
  1. The PQF shows pathways and equivalences to help individuals make informed choices in education and employment growth
  2. The PQF provides a standard for benchmarking of qualifications for recognition of certificates and licenses to help individuals move and progress through
  • Credit transfer arrangements between the CHED and TESDA
  • Forging of Mutual Recognition Arrangements within the ASEAN and other countries

For employers and industries: Provide employers specific training standards and qualifications that are aligned to industry standards

  • For the employment provider, the PQF ensures quality:
  1. With the PQF, employers will be assured that qualifications are consistent and are based on standards
  2. With the PQF, worker qualification is understandable and provides immediate information what a person can be expected to know and do
  3. With the PQF, job mismatch is decreased and productivity is increased

For the academe: Ensures that training and educational institutions adhere to specific standards and are accountable for achieving the same

  • For the education and training providers, the PQF establishes a standard:
  1. The PQF ensures quality of education by bench marking expected learning outcomes
  2. The PQF provides common understanding of policies and guidelines in curriculum/program formulation and implementation
  3. The PQF allows for the seamless movement and progression to and from different education and training institutions

For the Government: Provides the government with common standards, taxonomy, and typology of qualifications as bases for granting approvals to stakeholders

  • For the Government, the PQF forms unity:
  1. The PQF harmonizes education and training qualifications in the country
  2. The PQF unifies qualification resources by establishing and institutionalizing qualification standards
  3. The PQF helps policy and planning formulation through comparison with other national qualification frameworks of other countries

For the Filipinos: Coordinates and balances education and employment opportunities for nation building and holistic economic growth

  • For the Filipinos, the PQF provides access:
  1. The PQF and its features (Quality Assurance, Qualification Registrar, Pathways and Equivalencies and International Alignment) consolidates education and employment resources
  • It strengthens technical education
  • Facilitates in the distribution of workforce resources (decrease job mismatch, decrease workforce brain-drain etc)
  • Builds the workforce confidence