Glossary beginning with E


ECVET points

a numerical representation of the overall weight of learning outcomes in a qualification and of the relative weight of units in relation to a qualification


a series of five documents that aim to make skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood across Europe; two of these documents (Europass CV, Language Passport) are directly completed by individual citizens; remaining documents (Europass Mobility, Certificate Supplement, Diploma Supplement) are issued by national education and training authorities in the participating European countries; further information at:

European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

eight-level framework, based on learning outcomes, able to act as a translation device for national qualifications systems and frameworks