posted by Knoester Monique ECA Admin
on 27 June 2014

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First Annual Meeting of association ECA held in Porto.

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On 17 and 18 June 2014 the 17th ECA Workshop and 1st Annual Meeting of the association ECA took place in Porto.

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The event was hosted by A3ES in the historical premises of the University of Porto. During the Workshop the four ECA working groups discussed the work accomplished in 2013-2014 and established the new work plans for 2014-2015. The outcomes of these meetings were presented plenary in the afternoon of the following day.

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On 18th June guest speaker Daniel Gohring from the European Commission presented the EU progress report on quality assurance.

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This session was followed by the 1st Annual meeting of the association ECA. 13 of the initial ECA members have joined the Association.

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The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) was welcomed to join ECA after a visit of a ECA delegation in the upcoming months to check the fulfilment of the ECA Code of Good Practice.

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A new Board, Chair, Vice-Chair and Financial committee were elected. The coordinator of the ECA Secretariat was appointed.

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The new Chair Rafael van Grieken (ANECA) and the members of the association thanked the past Chair – Rolf Heusser (AHPGS) – for the outstanding work accomplished in the past 10 years.

The discussions followed on financial issues, cooperation with other networks, ECA activities, business plan and ECA events.

The members decided to hold the 2015 ECA Workshop organised by ZEvA in Germany. The next ECA seminar will be organised by NVAO in autumn 2014.

Workshop presentations
Workshop photo gallery

Minutes Annual Meeting ECA 18 June 2014

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