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21-month project with over 120 expert missions of German and Estonian experts to fine-tune NCEQE’s policy and guidelines with EU standards

3 December, 2019

In the framework of the Twinning project, German Professor of International Business Law from Westphalian University and an Estonian expert of qualification system and sector skills from Estonian Qualifications Authority implemented the mission under Activity 1.1.2. The objective of Activity 1.1.2 is to revise methodology package for benchmarks for HE programmes. During the mission the Estonian and German colleagues, together with NCEQE counterparts from different departments, reviewed and scrutinized the current procedures and rules, which is the methodology of benchmarks. Based on the analysis, recommendations were endorsed on the methodology and draft sectoral benchmarks on law in line with relevant EU qualifications framework.

The EU-funded Twinning project started in July 2019 and its overall objective is to contribute to human capital development by improving quality assurance, transparency and governance of skills and qualifications in a lifelong learning (LLL) perspective.

The Twinning project is implemented by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in partnership with the Estonian European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (EKKA).


Twinning is a European Union instrument for institutional cooperation between Public Administrations of EU Member States and of beneficiary or partner countries. Twinning projects bring together public sector expertise from EU Member States and beneficiary countries with the aim of achieving concrete mandatory operational results through peer to peer activities.
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