LEPL - National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement (NCEQE) has joined as a partner an Erasmus+ institutional development and capacity building project called "Responsible Conduct of Research – Research Integrity and Ethics in Georgian Universities (ETHICS)".
Within the framework of the project, the first national meeting took place on March the 1st, 2023, at the LEPL – Ilia State University. The Director of the Center, Ms. Tamar Makharashvili and the Deputy Director, Mr. Lasha Margishvili participated in the panel discussion.
Within the framework of the project, the aim of the Center, as a partner, is to analyze the contemporary challenges of academic and research ethics and integrity in relation to the requirements of local quality assurance standards, to find and discuss the best practices with the project partners, to refine the current standards and support appropriate policies both at the national and common European levels.
The project will be implemented in 2023-2027 under the coordination of Ilia State University, and together with the NCEQE the participants will include the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation and local higher educational institutions, as well as partners from the European Union, namely, Netherlands and the Czechia.