Developing organisational and financial models
for including non-formal sector qualifications
in National Qualifications Frameworks

Prof. Mile Dželalija

Professor Dr. Mile Dželalija is a professor of physics, and besides teaching and research, he has expanded his focus to various areas of education policy. He is a member of the EQF Advisory Group, and National correspondents for the QF-EHEA. He is a vice-chair of the ESCO Cross-sectoral Reference Group.

His fields of expertise and practical experience in education range from higher education, lifelong learning, quality assurance, national qualifications frameworks and meta-frameworks, validation of non-formal and informal learning, and transfer of innovation. Since 2006 he is a president of the Management Board of the Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education, which is the Quality Assurance Agency. As an expert he has been leading the NQF development and implementation in Croatia. He has been an expert for development of NQFs in other countries, including referencing to the EQF, learning outcomes implementation, and recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning (i.e. Poland, Austria, Greece, Turkey, Montenegro, Slovenia, BiH, Serbia, FYRoM, Somalia/Somaliland, Suadi Arabia, etc.). He is an author of more than 300 of scientific publications in education reform and physics.