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National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) is a single national system of assessment criteria that is recognised internationally around the world. It was introduced in 2003 and it defines the relationship and transition between different stages of education and training. The Framework consists of 10 levels which resemble awards from secondary school to University postgraduate studies. T...

Further education in Ireland can refer to any post-compulsory education above secondary school, which would include University, College, Institute degrees as well as Independent Education. The education provided by these vary from purely theoretical to vocational. In other cases university education is excluded from this definition with further education being one of the routes to higher educat...