US Senate bill proposes alternative to accreditation

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (Democrat) and Marco Rubio (Republican) have introduced a bill to create a voluntary, alternative system of accreditation. Currently, only students attending accredited institutions of higher education can receive federal student aid … read more

ECA joint programmes training held in Cologne

On 21 and 22 September 2015 the first ECA training "Assessing Joint Programmes" was held at the AQAS offices in Cologne. There were fourteen participants from higher education institutions and QA agencies, as well as … read more

“US accreditation should learn from Europe”

David Dill, who is Emeritus Professor of Public Policy at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and has been studying QA for the last decade, points to several problems associated with US accreditation. In … read more

Miguel Ángel Galindo appointed as Director of ANECA

ANECA’s Board of Trustees, the governance body of ECA member agency the National Agency for Quality Evaluation and Accreditation of Spain (ANECA), has appointed Miguel Ángel Galindo as new Director of the Agency. Miguel Ángel … read more

ECA Webinar: Hans de Wit on Internationalisation of HE in Europe

ECA has started it first webinar with a lecture by Prof Hans de Wit, Director of the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) at Boston College, USA.  Click on the pdf for a short bio … read more

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