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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

Dutch government publishes new vision on internationalisation

Minister Bussemaker  The Dutch government has published a letter to parliament with its new vision on internationalisation in HE and VET. An important aim is to redress the current imbalance between outbound and inbound mobility; there … read more

3 new agencies authorised to award EUR-ACE label

 Three new agencies are authorised to award the EUR-ACE label to the engineering degree programmes which they accredit. Among these agencies is ECA member ANECA. The signing of a Mutual Recognition Agreement which will facilitate … read more

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