The National Council for Development of Human Potential is a central strategic body for the development of the CROQF in the Republic of Croatia.

The National Council assesses, validates and coordinates public policies, such as educational policy, employment policy, lifelong professional guidance policy and regional policy, having in mind their influence on the human potential development and achievement of Croatia's strategic goals and competitiveness.

The National Council monitors and validates the impact of the CROQF and respective qualifications, the work of Sectoral Councils and based on their regular reports, gives recommendations on how to better connect the educational offer and the labour market needs. In line with the Republic of Croatia's strategy for development, the National Council gives recommendations on planning and developing human potential and it conveys to the minister responsible for education and science, its opinion on Sectoral Councils' recommendations referring to admission policy, admission quota and financing of qualifications from public sources.