EQAA discussed challenges and promises for quality assurance in higher education at the biannual INQAAHE conference that was hosted in Bahrain by the Education and Training Quality Authority. Managing Director Bastian Baumann was awarded for his contributions.
EQAA is organising a workshop on How to Create and Embed a Quality Culture in Universities.
The workshop will take place in Dubai, UAE on 27 October 2016.
Please consult the event page for further details.
We are pleased to annouce that Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi has joined EQAA as a new member of the Board. Dr. Sultan is the Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities and a member of the Board of Trustees of universities in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. Previously he served as President of universities in Jordan.
We are pleased to announce that EQAA has been accepted as a Full Member of INQAAHE, the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education. INQAAHE is the worldwide umbrella organisation for Quality Assurance Agencies in higher education. The membership will allow EQAA to further broaden its cooperation with other quality assurance agencies in various parts of the world.
At their summit held in Yerevan European Ministers in charge of higher education also adopted the revised version of the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG). EQAA's standards and processes have been designed on the basis of the revised ESG. Therefore, universities and higher education institutions seeking accreditation will already undergo the process in accordance with the revised ESG.
The revised version of the ESG is available in the file below.
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The revised Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) have been endorsed by the Bologna Follow-Up Group and will be adopted by the Ministers of Education in May 2015. EQAA is pleased to inform that EQAA already operates fully in line with the new ESG.
The revised ESG are available in the file below.
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EQAA, the European Quality Assurance Agency has been officially launched. This marks a new step in the area of quality assurance, as EQAA is the first international agency offering institutional accreditation.
EQAA draws on the expertise of highly experienced international reviewers. EQAA’s Board consists of highly acclaimed experts in higher education and quality assurance.
Interested universities and higher education institutions are now welcome to apply for accreditation or to contact EQAA for any information.