At the Annual Meeting of ECA in Riga on 6 June 2019 the ECA members have approved the ECA Discussion Paper European Universities Initiative -considerations regarding quality and quality asurance. This paper has been prepared by Working Group 2 of ECA.
Author: Robert Wagenaar (Coordinator CALOHEE project; University of Groningen) We have the pleasure to inform you about the outcomes of the EU supported project Measuring and Comparing Achievements of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education in Europe (CALOHEE) in which ECA was a Partner. Quality assurance at degree programme level suffers from a lack of international […]
On 3 December 2015 ECA and NVAO organised the Seminar “National Implementation of the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes”. More than 100 representatives of higher education institutions, joint programmes coordinators, QA agencies, governments and other stakeholders were present. The European approach for accreditation of joint programmes that was […]
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 of Hans de Wit. Title of the webinar: “National Strategies and the Future of Internationalisation of Higher Education in Europe”. […]
The Board of ECA has approved the following response to the EU progress report on quality assurance in higher education: ECAs response to the EC reports on progress in QA in HE
The group, chaired by former President of Ireland Mary McAleese, makes 15 recommendations highlighting the need for better targeting of resources to promote the development and use of more flexible digital learning and teaching methods in higher education. http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-1188_en.htm Mary McAleese (Chair)
New article by Lucien Bollaert: Quality Assurance in Europe (2005–2015). From Internal and Institutional to External and International. This new article highlights the developments in external quality assurance requirements between the launch of the European Standards and Guidelines in Quality Assurance (ESG in 2005 and the forth- coming Ministerial Bologna Conference in Yerevan (Armenia) in 2015. In […]
“The European University Association (EUA) has published details of how the organisation and its members are contributing to the development of the European Research Area. The EUA report outlines the main activities by organisations and its university members, structured around the five ERA priorities. It also highlights a series of key messages for future ERA […]