CHAPTER 6

DIPLOMA SUPPLEMENT (AND OTHER INFORMATION TOOLS)

SUMMARY

Diploma Supplement (DS) is one of the most important sources of information about a foreign qualification. In this chapter guidelines are given on how to use the DS to determine various aspects of education completed abroad. Exceptions to the use of DS, that reflect the diversity of education systems are also mentioned.

FLOWCHART

IntroductionExplanation of the role of the Diploma SupplementGeographically limited use of the DSRecommendationThe necessity of referring to the DSThe need to double-check some of the information contained in the DSAuthenticity