International Cooperation

Partners of SQA


African Continental Qualifications Framework (ACQF) - Skills and qualifications of the people in Africa are at the heart of African renaissance. Therefore, the African Continental Qualifications Framework (ACQF) is a vital policy of the African Union Development. The African Continental Qualifications Framework contributes to transparency of qualifications and trust between African qualifications frameworks.

International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) - A world-wide association of organisations that is active in the theory and practice of quality assurance (QA) in higher education (HE).

Southern African Development Community Qualifications Framework (SADCQF) - It was approved and launched by Ministers responsible for Education and Training, Science, Technology and Innovation to set minimum standards for quality assurance and to facilitate the recognition of qualifications in the SADC region. Seychelles NQF is aligned to that of the SADCQF.

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Education Counseling and Credit Transfer Information Service (Ecctis) - Ecctis is one of the world’s leading providers of services in the recognition and evaluation of qualifications and skills. They offer solutions in the development of national education systems and frameworks for professional and student mobility.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) - An advocate and institutional voice for academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association in the United States of America, of degree-granting colleges and universities, it recognizes institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations. CHEA is the only U.S. organization focused exclusively on higher education accreditation and quality assurance.

African Qualifications Verification Network (AQVN) - A body formed in 2016 in response to the challenges faced by many African government entities in respect to the verification of foreign qualifications.

Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA) - The Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA) was established as a body corporate under the Mauritius Qualifications Authority Act 2001 and falls under the aegis of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research. The MQA became operational since 08 May 2002 and its main role as a regulatory body is to be the guardian of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) - It is the oversight body of the NQF and the custodian of its values and quality character. The role of SAQA, is to advance the objectives of the NQF, oversee the further development and implementation of the NQF, and co-ordinate the Sub-Frameworks. 



Contact Details

Tel: +248 4324055


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Seychelles Qualifications Authority
P.O Box 1017
Victoria, Mahe

Opening Hours

             >  Monday : 8:30am to 3pm

             >  Tuesday : Closed

             >  Wednesday : 8:30am to 3pm

              >   Thursday : Closed

              >   Friday  : 8:30am to 3pm

    Close for lunch : 12:00pm to 1:00pm


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