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European Year of Skills

Anna Kahlson

Senior Advisor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education (MYH)

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Anna has extensive experience working with lifelong learning, VET, adult education, and validation of prior learning. At MYH Anna is responsible for the National Qualifications Framework and the Swedish National Coordination point for the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). There she heads several projects, among others, a 3-year pilot developing a validation pathway within Higher Vocational Education (YH-flex) as well as the NOVA-Nordic Erasmus+ project examining links between validation, National Qualifications Frameworks and non-formal qualifications.

During 2017 and 2018 she served as a committee secretary for the Swedish National Delegation for Validation. From 2012–2016 Anna worked as a qualifications expert at the European Training Foundation (ETF).

Featured in: Workshop1 “Unlocking skills and recognising qualifications in a cross-border context” - 9th of June, 09:45 – 11:15