The National Information Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility organized its traditional annual training for the Armenian higher education institutions on 15 December 2023 on “Recognition of Refugees’ Qualifications. European Qualifications Passport for Refugees”. 17 representatives of 8 HEIs participated in the training. The training consisted of theoretical and practical sessions.
The first session focused on the Lisbon Recognition Convention Article 7, its prerequisites and the Recommendation on the Recognition of Refugees’ qualifications under the LRC.
The participants learnt about the process of recognition of refugees’ qualifications, its methodology as well as the national and international good practice on the recognition of refugees’ qualifications. Particularly, the Council of Europe’s “European Qualifications Passport for Refugees” project, the methodology and achievements were presented.
During the second session the participants had the opportunity to deal with real cases evaluating refugees’ qualifications as well as discussing the problems encountered at their universities. At the end of the training, participants were awarded certificates.