At QQI, part of our work involves developing and implementing policies, procedures and guidelines on a range of issues that affect qualifications and quality assurance in Irish education and training.
Our policies can be downloaded - with supporting documents and links to relevant QQI processes - through our
Here, you will also see progress reports on policy development which include feedback from our extensive consultations.
The approach we take is comprehensive and takes account of a range of factors.
It also links to our goal of maintaining the
NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications) as a central organising feature of the qualifications and quality assurance systems.
QQI’s Comprehensive Policy Development Programme aims to:
QQI policy development goes through five steps:
Identification and prioritisation of policy areas
Green Paper development
White Paper development
The most recent snapshot of QQI policy development can be found here.
How We Consult
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