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First joint programmes accredited on the basis of MULTRA

The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) has recently recognised accreditation decisions taken by two German accreditation organisations regarding two joint programmes in European Studies. This makes the first mutual recognitions in the … read more

Asia-Pacific Quality Network and ECA sign staff exchange protocol

As a result of their cooperation agreement ECA and APQN have started a staff exchange project between the two networks. This new project encourages the quality assurance agencies of both networks to exchange staff members with … read more

NVAO’s position on MOOCs and online HE

In its memorandum “MOOCs and online HE” NVAO has further explored the potential of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), of online education in general, and of blended learning. This memorandum explores scenarios in which a higher … read more

Finally published: the underlying study for the European Commission’s Report on Progress in Quality Assurance

On 1 August 2014, the European Commission published a study by CHE Consult. This study provided the background material as part of the evidence base for the European Commission's second Report on Progress in in … read more

CHEA (US) plans external review of MOOCs

"A global quality platform to review non-institutional education providers is to be piloted by America’s Council for Higher Education Accreditation and its International Quality Group. The platform is aimed at protecting students and is a … read more

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