Evaluating international qualifications for admissions purposes


This session will help delegates read and understand education documents and therefore be able to evaluate them. The documents considered will be from secondary and HE levels and the case studies used will include documents in the original language as well as translations into English, across a range of markets. Evaluation methodologies will be discussed and there will be a focus on the key resources that can be used to support qualification evaluation.

Delegates will understand how to develop a systematic approach to the evaluation of overseas qualifications, identifying the most able students and making an offer, through the application of their learning to case studies and scenarios.


The key objectives of the training are to support trainees to:

  • Understand how to apply credential evaluation and assessment theory to reach a final decision regarding qualification comparability
  • Understand how the status of an institution may affect the result of a comparison
  • Draw on key resources both from Ecctis and externally to support qualification evaluation
  • Help develop systematic approaches to deciding whether to accept an application.

Target Audience

Recommended for anyone whose work involves evaluation of international qualifications or who works in an admissions context.

Support materials

Delegates will receive a digital copy of all materials used.

Note: There will be practical exercises on the day. Please bring a pen and notebook or paper and a laptop (rather than a tablet or phone).

The standard cost to attend this training session is £245 for members and £295 for non-members.

*Please note, payment by invoice is only available to UK ENIC members. If you are not a member, you must pay by card.


Please note: if you need to change your booking please contact events@ecctis.com