Boris Johnson Signs UK-Peru Agreement, Increasing Mobility For Latin American Nationals

06 Jun 2018, 20 mins ago

Last month, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his counterpart in Peru, Nestor Popolizio Bardales, signed the official Treaty on the Mutual Recognition of Qualifications, enabling greater mobility and creating opportunities for students and qualified individuals from the UK and Peru.

The Treaty guarantees that any Bachelor/Professional, Master’s or Doctoral degree that is granted in the UK or Peru will be recognised in both countries.

The UK and Peruvian governments collaborated closely in order to negotiate and draft the agreement. There was a focus on ensuring that the quality of teaching and assurance processes is comparable in both countries and that learning outcomes would make students in each country adequately qualified to be recognised in the other.  

Recently the UK has increased its focus on educational and commercial links with Latin America. The UK-Peru Mutual Recognition Treaty is the fourth such agreement to be signed between the UK and Latin American countries – following Mutual Recognition of Qualification Agreements with Mexico, Chile and Colombia.
These agreements enable greater mobility for students and qualified individuals in Latin America and the UK.

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