Netherlands - The quality assurance of examinations at the national level

To ensure diplomas are valued and trusted by the labour market and learners, examinations need to be valid, reliable and transparent. The design of each examination, based on learning outcomes, is organised by an examination committee in each VET school. This committee can decide to develop their own examinations or contract with an outside specialist examinations company. The examination committee in each VET school is independent from the school Board even though the Board is accountable for the quality of the arrangements.

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For more information on this case study please contact:

Alie Kamphuis, AKamphuis@cinop.nl

Managing consultant

National Reference Point EQAVET

P.O. 1585 | NL-5200 BP's-Hertogenbosch

This case study was prepared in 2017 as part of the work on EQAVET+ organised by the EQAVET Network.

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